"In the end, it's not the years in your life that count, it's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln

Posted on January 9, 2016 by Sioux under General
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Electing to arrive one day early, so as to ensure timorous arrival at my first job as a live-in carer, I stayed in a stunning, old country manor house in Bromley, Kent.

 

Built in 1878, the house stands in a large piece of ground, more like a park with beautiful & immaculate gardens. The manor has only been modernised as far as necessity has called for, such as adding bathrooms etc to each room, and a covered seating area on the outside porch, but other than that, still looks much the same as it would have when it was built 137 years ago! Incredible the way buildings in this country withstand the test of time, and loads of rain!

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Although a chilly evening, I strolled around the gardens, taking in the cool, crisp night air before heading indoors to chill by the fireside.

Vapour trails from planes flying high above streak the sky where ever you look, sometimes crisscrossing each other like a tic-tac-toe game board!

 

2 responses to “Country life”

  1. Cindy says:

    nice building. lots of those in the UK….love that the old buildings mostly survive (if the developers can be avoided) and yes….the rain. LOL

  2. Chez says:

    They certainly knew how to build back in the day huh what a beautiful Manor good luck with everything S x x

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