A short journey to the village fete

The wonderful weather continues into September and for this year at least the village fete could rely on sunshine for the day.
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We have not always managed to attend as we have sometimes been away for work or pleasure but today, took a short walk (just under two miles) there and back. There were lots of different stalls but I resisted the temptation to buy as I am trying to declutter and do not need any more hippy attire just now as I will not be able to get to Glastonbury until 2019.
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The scouts had a climbing tower which some brave souls were attempting to get up.
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Being a farming community which used to be known as the garden of the potteries, it was no surprise to see vintage tractors on display but also a competition to see how many plates you could shatter.
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There were several competitions including some for dogs which we could not enter as our dog died last December. Music while we were there was provided by a local wind band but later, back at home while I was picking fruit for the evening meal, I could hear other artists’ music drifting across the fields.
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We saw some of the local wildlife and a local haulier appeared to have been taken over by the Minions.
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All too soon we had to return home to get various jobs done around the house and for James to get some rest before his night shift.

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