Guernsey

A Review of Tasty Walk #10 Occupation Memories and Smugglers Tales

Earlier this month it was Liberation Day and  I had full intentions of avoiding the crowd of people gathered in town. Instead I chose to partake in Visit Guernsey’s Tasty Walk #10:  Occupation Memories and Smugglers Tales, which is a self-guided walk through the Forest parish. Unfortunately it rained cats and dogs on Liberation Day… Continue reading A Review of Tasty Walk #10 Occupation Memories and Smugglers Tales

Guernsey

In springtime there are flowers

Winter in Guernsey can be a bit bland – gusting winds and strangely persistant and large flurries of big fat raindrops. It can make for a glum existence especially in January and February following the excitement of Christmas when weather doesn’t matter. But even before winter is truly over we start seeing smatterings of yellow… Continue reading In springtime there are flowers

Guernsey

Rambling St Saviour’s Reservoir

A brief history of the St. Saviour’s reservoir, citing various sources of information. Basically, back in the day there was a growing demand for clean and safe drinking water. The Bailiwick of Guernsey responded to this need by expanding their water sources; the largest development being that of St Saviour’s Reservoir. Pour example, in the… Continue reading Rambling St Saviour’s Reservoir