Month June 2020

Waltham on the Wolds – Mill Lane

Mill Lane leads to The Old Mill, at the end right hand side of the street. Now a private house The Old Mill tower is a Grade II listed building. “The mill was built in 1868 by Messrs Thomas Cook… Continue Reading →

Grantham Canal – Woolsthorpe by Belvoir

The past fifteen years Grantham Canal Society has restored a series of four locks at Woolsthorpe by Belvoir. At the Woolsthorpe Wharf Carpenter’s Shop the society’s office is located. The Dirty Duck Pub serves drinks and meals. From Woolsthorpe Bridge… Continue Reading →

Grantham Canal – Hickling

Grantham Canal has at Hickling still its spacious basin. The Old Wharf & Warehouse is transformed into a cosy place where you enjoy a nice view while having a cup of coffee or tea. Hickling Bridge was built in the… Continue Reading →

Grantham Canal – Redmile

Grantham Canal comes close to Redmile. Walking along the canal’s towpath not far upstream from the Redmile Town Bridge you have a nice view at the village Church of St Peter. A coloured postcard taken during winter around (year) gives… Continue Reading →

Homemade wholewheat sourdough bread

As a teenager, on Saturdays and a lot of my holidays, I cycled in the early morning, when most people were still in bed enjoying a good night sleep, to the bakery run by one of my uncles. Year round,… Continue Reading →

Homemade elderflower cordial

When elder trees are flowering, I can feel and smell summer is arriving. Then is the right time to go out in the fields armed with bucket and secateurs, wearing wellies and long pants protecting for stinging nettles. The abundant… Continue Reading →

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