Now I live in a village at the foot of Bredon Hill which is part of the north Cotswold chain. I like the space, the warm air, smaller numbers of people and their cars and a little more security. I don't miss culture - you can find that easily here - effort and cost are comparable. I don't miss the shops same applies and we all buy on line now - mostly. I don't miss downbeat and dreary either - you can't just hang out in the King's Road, you just might have to cross the river to the south. I am so glad I didn't troop to Surrey, Kent or Sussex like so many of my peers; I broke out to the west.
I do miss being closer to the coast though; so many seaside towns for a day trip.
|can you see the harebells by the stone wall?|
|then there's the field scabious|
|volunteer rebuilding a stone wall on Broadway Hill - stone is quarried less than a mile away|