Well the clocks have gone back , and although it’s lighter in the mornings,I can’t bear the dark evenings.The opening times will stay the same however   That is 10 am till 5pm Wednesday ,Thursday,Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. BUT on cold dark evenings, if it is quiet I may go upstairs …

What a horrible week  RAIN  RAIN and more RAIN, but today cheered up and Bernard of Barnards Farm Gardens,and museum, came with a group of friends in his Rolls Royce 1934 Phantom11.                 A good choice it has a hood ……….vital in this weather! Bernard tells me that it will be …

Well they’ve done it …. the BBC Antiques road trip crew arrived at 10 .30 this morning, three of them , two girl researchers and Bob the cameraman/ director, with Margie Cooper who had been dropped off by Mark Stacey on his way to Ingatestone Hall.     It was fascinating watching the amount …

What have I done????….                               I refused three times to agree to let the ‘Antiques Road Trip BBC film ‘here. To be honest I don’t like being filmed even though ‘House Gift’ and ‘It’s a gift’ were both filmed here.  I hid away as far as poss, but I’m not sure how I’ll manage …