Monday, 28 May 2012

The Jewel of the Thames


I spent last week exploring the River Thames as it meanders through Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire. Of course, this should have meant a sunny holiday on its leafy banks. But instead, I found myself beside a raging torrent of grey and white foaming water.

I could only sip my coffee, wrap myself in a car blanket, and muse upon what a wonderful beauty spot must be the gorgeous Boulter’s Lock at Maidenhead in gentler climes.

I am afraid, with the river in full flood, many of the early swan, duck and moorhen hatchlings were cruelly washed away with the tide, and the riverbanks were home to some very sad and forlorn looking feathered parents. (Fingers crossed there’s time, as I am advised, for a second brood this season!)

I am definitely going back there for the quintessential British summer lunch one day very soon! It really must be one of the prettiest spots in Britain – if you have foreign friends coming over for the Olympics or the Jubilee, it’s definitely worth a visit.

It used to be known as the ‘Jewel of the Thames’ with uninterrupted views downstream towards Maidenhead bridge – and was once the meeting point of VIPs and glitterati at the turn of the last century.

Pay for your day out by cashing in some of your old, unwanted gold or silver jewelry. Don’t forget, cash for gold prices are still at an all-time high.

So sell gold and make use of Postgoldforcash.com by popping those trinkets into a PGFC bag, sending it off, and waiting to see how much you're offered. It could be enough for a lazy day on the river!


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