Category: Bowen


Remembering Queen Elizabeth II.

We join the nation and the commonwealth countries in mourning & remembering Queen Elizabeth II. For the past twenty-two and a half years, we’ve had the privilege to experience the Queen and the Royal...

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Bowen makes some biltong.

Bowen loves biltong. Thankfully Bowen is not a vegan or vegetarian. Man, that would suck! For the non-educated folk, biltong is dried meat cured with a mix of spices, salt, pepper and vinegar. This...

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Finnegan is climbing everything at the moment.

Our Siamese kitten Finnegan has discovered the conservatory roof. After he discovered the shed roof with his pal Bailey, we thought that would be his favourite spot, but he loves walking along the fence...


Goodbye 2021

2021 turned out to be another busy and fun year for Bowen despite lockdowns, silly Covid rules and no holidays abroad or family visiting us. However, the year certainly started off like no other...

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Brompton bike ride to Reigate Hill.

Jo and I cycled along cycle path 21 from Bletchingley via Redhill to Reigate hill. There are some incredibly steep hills in Surrey and Redhill and Reigate are no exceptions. Having an electric bike...

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Our Second Parkrun at Reigate Priory.

Second Parkrun walk completed at Reigate Priory. Our second Parkrun at Reigate Priory was a much better performance. We dressed a lot lighter and didn’t carry a backpack or wear long pants, hiking boots or...

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Brompton Nano Electric Bike.

It was way back in 2017 when we bought Brompton fold-up bikes and they have proved to be a good investment over the years. We have cycled all over the UK with them. If...

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Siamese Finnegan joins the house.

Welcome to the house, Finnegan. Our latest kitten is a break from tradition. We have always had Tonkinese cats in the past

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A walk around Holmwood Common.

Today we took a drive out to Holmwood Common in Surrey, where there is a National Trust circular walk around a pond and a relatively large common. It was a pleasant walk along decent...