Monday, March 05, 2007

Thatcher's Britain

Thatch, originally uploaded by Neorelix.

Today I headed over to Barrington - one of the most archetypally traditional English villages near Cambridge, about 5 miles to the west of the city. Thatched cottages abound, there's a huge village green on which soccer is played and cricket drawn-out and of course there is The Royal Oak- a lovely beamed hostelry where the food is enjoyable and the atmosphere welcoming. I of course only go to the village for the architecture, soccer and cricket...