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Dorset

Weekend Break in Thomas Hardy country.
I have just been to Dorset for a two day break. I stayed at the Acorn Inn which is a charming 16th Century coaching inn.   This is “Thomas Hardy” country and the Acorn Inn transpo… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/dorset/

Ireland

Recent Holiday
I’ve just come back from my trip to Ireland. I stayed at Galway, Ashford Castle, and Kildare. From Dublin I drove to Kylemore Abbey in Connemara. This is a masterpiece Victoria… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/ireland/

Summer Fashion

Men's Summer Fashion
Why is it that you go shopping and when it comes to fashion so many of the shops are carrying the same clothes. So to get something with a good cut and fabric you are limited. The… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/summer-fashion/

April Update

Holiday information
Hi All, I am back at work after being out for six weeks having had a hip replacement.  I thank all my clients for their kind words and messages. It was only two years ago when … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/april-update/

Hardwick Hall

National Trust Property
Alan Titmarch’s programme Behind the Scenes at the National Trust focused this week on Hardwick Castle which we visited in June last year. The castle is full of wonderful tapes… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/hardwick-hall/

Valentine Rose

Red rose is an expression of love Take time to smell the rose Take time to enjoy the view As we approach Valentine I drew this rose for you   Please note: I am having a hi… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/valentine-rose/

January 2018

Happy New Year
May I take this opportunity to wish all a Happy New Year 2018 May your hands always be stretched out in friendship never in want http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/january-2018/

Dromoland Castle

Fabulous Break in 14th Century Castle
For my birthday this year I took a three day break and went to Ireland. I stayed at Dromoland Castle in County Clare. It was a pleasant and relaxing time. The Earl of Thomond m… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/dromoland-castle/

The Spinettes

Vintage singing group singing 40s to 60s music
The Spinettes are a unique group of performers specialising in 40s to 60s music. They are West End musical performers and were touring Surrey in October. I saw them in Reigate.… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/the-spinettes/

Goodwood Revival 2017

The best day of the year
One of the best days of the year is definitely the Goodwood Revival and this year was no exception. They added a new attraction this year which is the Revival Emporium, a fashi… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/goodwood-revival-2017/

Surrey Sculpture Park

Sculptures in a woodland setting
The Surrey Sculpture Park is the most atmospheric sculpture exhibition in Surrey with over 300 international artists showing their work. It is set over two miles of paths throu… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/surrey-sculpture-park/

Up North

Nine days in the North of England
I just came back from a nine day trip up to the north of England. It first started with thee days in Harrogate, staying at a boutique hotel called The Harrogate Brasserie which… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/up-north/

Birds of the Wild

Falconry
My first taste of falconry was at Ashford Castle in Ireland in November 2016 with a hawk called Inca.  What a memory! Just a few weeks ago I went to Forest Falconry in the New … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/birds-of-the-wild/

Whitstable

Weekend at the Seaside
Recently on a trip to Whitstable I stopped off in Faversham where the Shepherd Neame brewery is located, it’s been there since 1698 and they brew one of my top beers, Spitfire. … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/whitstable/

Salzburg

A beautiful city for a fantastic break.
I’ve just returned from a weekend break in Salzburg.  It is an Austrian city on the German border close to Bavaria.  Salzburg is most famous for being the birth place of Wolfga… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/salzburg/

Broadway comes to London

A brilliant musical theatre experience
I have just been to see An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre starring Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin and Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan. The music is by George Gershwin… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/broadway-comes-to-london/

HMS Victory

An historical visit
On May 7th 1765 a new ship sailed out of Chatham’s Royal Dockyard.  She was HMS Victory, a first rate battleship and the largest in the Royal Navy. In a long service she would … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/hms-victory/

The Red Shoes

Matthew Bourne's latest production
Matthew Bourne’s new production of The Red Shoes is amazing.  The ballet is based on the 1948 film made by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and starred Moira Shearer which Ma… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/the-red-shoes/

New Year 2017

May I wish all of my clients a Happy New Year There is something refreshing about the New Year.  2016 is behind you and now you face the future with a wiser frame of mind, plann… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/new-year-2017/

Ashford Castle

Birthday break
Ashford Castle is a historic castle. From the moment you are greeted at the front gate the staff park your car and your bags are taken to your room and you are living the dream.… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/ashford-castle/

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