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Black Swans

Chartwell
On a recent trip to Chartwell, the former home of Winston Churchill, I had a good walk around the gardens and on the lakes there were black swans. They have been there since 1927 … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/black-swans/

Geese

Back to Work
After four months of lockdown I finally started back to work. It was lovely to see all my clients again after such a long time. Six days working was too much so I finally caugh… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/geese/

Easter Greetings

Easing of lockdown
Wishing you all a very happy Easter. As we start the month of April I will not have worked for 4 months and hope that when we come back on the 12th April that people will have th… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/easter-greetings/

Gatton Park

Snowdrops
Having lived in Reigate for 12 years I finally visited Gatton Park. It’s one of Surrey’s hidden treasures. There are acres of parkland designed by Capability Brown. Sir Jeremiah C… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/gatton-park/

Winter

Lockdown
We spent the New Year still in lockdown and it will remain like that for at least through February or maybe longer. It did not help the situation how some people behaved over the … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/winter/

Happy New Year

Peace and Good Health
As we are in yet another lockdown I don’t know when I will be back to work. Like everybody else, I’m waiting for the go ahead and hope to see you very soon. I’ve just finished … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/happy-new-year1/

Happy Christmas

The times we are in
I am just back to work after our second lock down. I hope we get the vaccine at the beginning of next year and things can get back to normal for everyone. In the meantime I hope e… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/happy-christmas/

Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Grill
I recently had dinner at the Savoy Grill and it was as expected excellent. London’s Savoy Hotel opened its doors in 1889. It was the first luxury hotel in Britain and no expens… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/savoy-hotel/

Denbies Wine Estate

A lovely vineyard
Denbies Wine Estate is based in Dorking Surrey and is the largest vineyard in England with 265 acres under vines. It has been family owned since 1984. Denbies wine now competes on… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/denbies-wine-estate/

Polesden Lacey

Autumn Walk
I went to Polesden Lacy over the Bank Holiday weekend. This National Trust property was the home of Socialite Dame Margaret Greville. From this house she entertained royalty, poli… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/polesden-lacey/

New Chapter

To All My Clients
I am starting a new chapter in my life. As from 1st August 2020 I no longer work at the shop but I am offering my clients home visits. You will still be able to book in the sam… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/new-chapter/

Opening Up

Coming out of Lockdown
So lockdown rules are easing and many of us are in a position to go back to work. It is a strange time and nothing can quite prepare you for what it feels like. For hairdressing … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/opening-up/

Oriental Poppies

Taking in the views
Oriental poppies are larger than native poppies and flower ever year. They have really big silky red flowers with black stripes on the outside edges and black centres with loads of… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/oriental-poppies/

Lockdown Breakdown

Keeping busy
Since lockdown I have started drawing again and doing a lot of photography, that’s the arty side of me. When not doing these things I go on the computer and then spend money, w… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/lockdown-breakdown/

April Blues

Coping with life
Here we are in April, how things have changed. On the positive side, this period of isolation gives you time to look at your life, slow down and think of the moment you are in now… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/april-blues/

Cheltenham

Regency Town
I went to Cheltenham in February, my first time there, it is a lovely place. The town is known for its Regency architecture, most of the buildings being Listed, its good restauran… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/cheltenham/

Happy Valentine's Day

February flowers and Valentines
With January over the flowers start showing and some to watch out for are the lovely snowdrops which are coming out now.  The two places to see them are Polesden Lacey and Gatton … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/happy-valentines-day1/

Happy New Year

2020
First of all I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Recently I went to see Rod Stewart at the O2 with my son. The concert was amazing and I have been following Rod sin… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/happy-new-year/

Sydney

A fun city.
Sydney – what a place! More my scene.  No other building on earth looks like the Sydney Opera House but I found the inside a little disappointing.  There are many concert halls bu… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/sydney/

Australia

A trip to the West Coast
I have just come back from Australia. I flew in to Perth and stayed one week before travelling down to Augusta and Margaret River stopping at Cape Leeuwin where the Southern Ocean… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/australia/

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