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Bluebell heaven - Veronica Roth
You know, it’s pretty rare for me to get here at the turning point of the seasons, but this year I managed just that. Four weeks ago, the trees were bare and the ground covered with frost, and today suddenly it’s practically summer! One thing about a warm British spring are bluebell woods. Do you guys know about British bluebells? They’re slightly more delicate than the typical Spanish garden variety and must be protected in the woods because the Spanish variety is invasive. Anyway, I asked Robert for a day out wherever there are bluebell woods and he took me to his childhood village Stoke Row. We set off in my TVR, I drove there and got to Stoke Row just in time for lunch. We found the Cherry Tree pub and parked up. Pretty car! Robert was really happy to be back in Stoke Row and I loved that he kept telling me stories of his childhood and of the people who lived there. After lunch, we parked up the TVR on the village green and got on our walking shoes. This is R’s childhood home, The Oak. He stripped back the paint on the Tudor beams himself and …