I always visit the park when I am in Woodley, Berkshire, and in many ways it hasn’t changed that much since I played there as a kid. Beautified, less wild, and the ponds have been developed, but other than that, pretty much the same.
The great advantage of a drop of rain is that the buses are clean and shiny. The disadvantage, of course, is getting cold and wet in the process.
The site of the Minster Church of St Mary the Virgin in Reading dates back to the 7th century and silver coins from the 9th century have been found in the churchyard, although much of the building dates from the tenth century and onwards.
Simple but effective and quite ornamental. The bench is in Woodford Park, Woodley, Berkshire, England.
This is the pond in Woodley, Berkshire, England, without the ice.
This is St Michael’s Church in Basingstoke, a rather nice building constructed in stone and flint and almost resembling a small castle in some ways.