The Months of the Year

Holidays in Norfolk

Holidays in Norfolk; it has been an interesting Easter. recently writing of March coming like a Lion leaving like a Lamb didn’t ring true this winter and the season thwarted spring through the Easter Holidays in Norfolk. None of the above really, really mattered, we all like a bit of sunshine on our back but the […]

Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus! 1st March, hails St Davids Day celebrating all things Welsh…In Norfolk England we are under siege from the weather but as the proverb goes; March Comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb…. The month of March usually starts with cold, unpleasant weather, but ends mild and pleasant. (Either part of the proverb can be used alone.) March is com-ing in like a lion this year; there’s been a snowstorm every day this week. Fine white powdery stuff, le pest du la est il est arrive! gale force winds […]

astronomical or meteorological winter….

A grey and drab morning out in the countryside, a time for reflection, astronomical or meteorological winter, which ever definition we opt for it is certainly gathering with the arrival of storm Caroline this weekend. Astronomical or meteorological winter? I often ponder, when does Autumn end and Winter start? If you look at the link it […]


Autumn; can hardly believe its October in the morn’ Autumn has come quick, after a decent summer 2017 continues to flourish at Barn & Beach the houses are generally busy the B&B not so. I find the shorter days slow down the footfall for B&B guests and I now have time to kick back and do all […]


Hey June, the sunshine makes everyone happy! Barn & Beach is operating at full tilt, “wishing we had more properties to manage” June really is the turning point, the point where summer makes up its mind, will it or wont it? Sunshine.. We of course enjoy whatever the weather and are now able to share […]


September; its the thirteenth, a little unlucky for Barn & Beach. Last night a three day booking for the B&B didn’t show up. So, I find myself ‘kicking my heels’, however, we are blessed with sunshine and hints of the oncoming Autumn. There is plenty to do… The lanes around the barn are giving, they are bursting with hedgerow goodies, […]