Barbara and I are spending a week walking from village to village in the Cotswolds. We’ve been so busy that I haven’t had time to write, but we have been snapping photos. So here’s what we’ve been looking at.

Chipping Campden: Notice the thatched pheasants on the roofline.

Chipping Campden: Notice the thatched pheasants on the roofline.

Me in my full hiking regalia. Those red things are gaiters.

Me in my full hiking regalia. Those red things are gaiters.

Barbara tries out her new water bladder for the first time.

Barbara tries out her new water bladder for the first time.

Barbara surprised a sheep in mid-stream. And yes, those are cows in the background.

Barbara surprised a sheep in mid-stream. And yes, those are cows in the background.

It wouldn't be England without a bowl of sticky toffee pudding.

It wouldn't be England without a bowl of sticky toffee pudding.