Rosie Photos (2015 to 2020)

2015 to 2020

Chris,Ambrose, Lena, Irene, Ed, Sara, Liz, Mike, Rosie, Val & Hilary

Rosie died suddenly but peacefully at 23.30 on 6th November 2020


Nov 5 2020 at 19.30 with Em at Hermitage

Feb 2015 Rosie sampling the wine at El Patio museum, Tiagua, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Feb 2015 in a tunnel at 'Omar Sharif's House', Nazaret, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Feb 2015 at Playa Quernada, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Feb 2015 Tom & Rita on the promenade, Sitges, Spain.

Feb 26 2015 on her 72nd birthday, Hermitage.

Feb 26 2015 Andrea & Sylvia, at the White Horse, Hermitage

Feb 2015 Birthday girls at Otterton, Devon

Mar 2015 in front of the tower in Arundel Park

Mar 2015 with Emma

Apr 2015 by Leeds & Liverpool Canal, Skipton, Noth Yorkshire.

Apr 2015 Another grandchild Edward at Chantmarle

Apr 2015 Both proud grandparentds  again at Chantmarle

Apr 2015 with Louisa & Joanna at Lion's Gate campsite, Cerne Abbas, Dorset

May 2015  on a walk at CC National at Cornbury Park, Charlebury, Oxfordshire

May 2015 with Tom at winetasting at Pares Balta winery, Pacs del Penedes, Catalonia, Spain

May 2015 with Mar, Rita & Tom having a barbecue meal at Vilobi, Catalonia, Spain

Jun 2015 with Rita in Mar's mum's flat, Sitges, Spain

Jun 2015 Joanna, Louisa & Millie, at Derwentwater YH, Keswick, Cumbria

Jun 2015 at the viewpoint above Derwentwater for Matt & Marion's wedding , Keswick, Cumbria

Jun 2015 Cape - Bower group on a walk by Derwentwater, at Matt & Marion's wedding, Keswick, Cumbria.

Jun 2015 at the Honister pass, Cumbria

Jul 2015 Bower -Hall Family get together for Richard & Teanny's visit at Jill & Tony's, Caversham

Jul 2015 Cycling at Roundhills, New Forest, Hampshire

Jul 2015 barbecue with George & Angela, Harry & Maureen at Hermitage.

Jul 2015 by our Eccles caravan Bluebottle at South Cerney, Gloucestershire

Aug  2015 Hermitage Bowers at Hermitage

Aug 13 2015 49th wedding anniversary at Hermitage

Aug 2015 in front of Brunel's SS Great Britain in Bristol floating harbour.

Aug 2015 with  Manolo & Millie playing 'Mr Wolf' at 'George's Pond', Cessy, France

Aug 2015 with Mar, Rita & Tom at Sitges, Spain

Aug 2015 with Rita in Sitges, Spain

Sep 2015 on the beach at Asla, Morocco

Sep 2015 Around the Roman town of Volubilis, Morocco

Sep 2015 in Meknes, Morocco

Sep 2015  in the sand dunes as  the sun rises near Hassilabied, Morocco

Sep 2015 in the Jardin Majorelle, Marrakesh, Morocco

Sep 2015 on our walkabout at Tafraout, Morocco

Oct 2015 on the beach at Sidi Wassay, Morocco

Oct 2015 enjoying our meal on the beach at El-Oualidia, Morocco

Oct 2015 in the Medina in Casablanca, Morocco

Oct 2015 Tom & Rita looking for ducks at Sitges, Spain.

Dec 2015 with Edward, Chantmarle, Dorset.

Feb 2016 birthdays again

Jan 2016 with Cousins Steve & Connie, North Vancouver, Canada.

Jan 2015 with Richard at a Dim Sum meal, Vancouver, Canada

Feb 2016 by the Avon River, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Feb 2016 looking to Mount Cook from Peters Lookout, New Zealand

Feb 2016 by a boulder at Moeraki Beach, New Zealand

Feb 2016 on the train on the Taieri Gorge railway, New Zealand

Feb 2016 by some fossillised wood on the beach at Curio Bay, New Zealand

Feb 2016  by Lake Hawea, New Zealand

Feb 26 2016 with her '37' cake at Arthurs Pass, New Zealand


Feb 2016 with her birthday lunch at Moana, New Zealand

Feb 2016 getting off the ferry at Anchorage Bay, Abel Tasman, New Zealand

Mar 2016 with our friends Roger,& Mary at their son's house at Otaki, New Zealand

Mar 2016 on the steam boat Waimarie on the Whanganui River, New Zealand

Mar 2016  in the hot pools on Kerosine Creek, Waiotapu, New Zealand

Mar 2016 at the 'Craters of the Moon', Taupo, New Zealand

Mar 2016 with our friends Pat & Jeff on Karekare Beach, Auckland, New Zealand

Mar 2016 in the purple flowers in Kitanomaru Park, Tokyo, Japan

Apr 2016 in the cherry blossom in the Shinjuku Gyoen Gardens, Tokyo, Japan

Apr 2016 on the Philosophers path, Kyoto, Japan

Apr 2016 eating a real sushi meal, Kyoto, Japan.

Apr 2016 with the Chantmarle Bowers in the Deer Park at Evershot, Dorset.

May 2016 with Rita & Mar at Tom's Triathlon, Sitges, Spain

May 2016 by the Shropsire Union Canal at Loynton Moss Wildlife Reserve near Woodseaves, Staffordshire

Jun 2016 Ruby, Emma, Edward, Louisa, Paul, Nicky, Joanna & Rosie at the Manor, Chantmarle, Dorset

Jul 2016 at HCC Hooray Henley at Shiplake, Oxfordshire.

Jul 2016 Louisa, Rosie & Joanna at Cerne Abbas, Dorset.

Jul 2016 'looking after' Joanna & Louisa at Cerne Abbas, Dorset

JUl 2016  with Tom, Mar, Rita at Hermitage.

Aug 2016 With Rita in the Morris at Hampstead Norreys

Aug 2016 - in her wedding dress- for the last time

Aug 2016 arriving at the Village Hall Hermitage for our Golden Wedding

Aug 2016 Our Golden Wedding at Hermitage

Aug 2016 Our Golden Wedding at Hermitage

Aug 2016 Our Golden Wedding at Hermitage

Aug 2016 Our Golden Wedding at Hermitage

Aug 2016 Our family at our Golden Wedding at Hermitage

Sep 2016 getting on the '60's bus' outside the Hard Rock Cafe, Picadilly, London

Sep 2016 Rosie by the steam roller Rosie at Malvern Showground, Worcestershire

Oct 2016 having an expensive cup of tea at Knossos, Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Oct 2016 by the fountain in Spilli, Crete, Greece

Oct 2016 paddling in a pool on the beach at Itanos, Crete, Greece

Oct 2016 on the boat to Spinalonga island, Crete, Greece

Oct 2016 with Nicky, Edward & Joanna watching the bonfire at Chantmarle, Dorset

Dec 2016 Joanna as Mary in Sticklands School Play, Evershot, Dorset

Dec 2016 Emma & Ruby having Christmas lunch at Otterton, Devon

Dec 2016 with Ruby & Emma at Sidmouth, Devon

Dec 2016 in the Speedwell Caves, Castleton, Derbyshire

Jan 2017 with Tom on the promenade at Sitges, Spain.

Feb 2017 with Mar, Rita, Tom & Pere in La Geltru, Spain

Feb 2017 on the beach at Punta de Fuencaliente, La Palma, Canary Islands

Feb 2017 in the Agua Gorge, Los Sauces, La Palma, Canary Islands

Feb 2017 sitting in the sun in the front of Casa el Fayal, Puntagorda, La Palma, Canary Islands

Feb 2017 in a street in Tijarafe, La Palma, Canary Islands

Feb 26 2017 Birthdays again at Hermitage




Feb 2017 with Edward, Paul, Nicky, Louisa & Joanna on Oare Common, Hermitage

Mar 2017 at Chantmarle, Dorset

Apr 2017 on the Upper Don Trail, near Thurlestone, South Yorkshire.

Apr 2017  in the Still & West, Porstmouth - many happy times spent here in the early days

Apr 2017 Cape - Bower Group at Ed &Liz's, Abergavenny, Wales

May 2017 at the 'cheese restaurant', Sitges, Spain

May 2017 with Tom, Mar & Rita on the walk at Torrelles de Foix, Catalonia, Spain

May 2017 with Manolo, Millie & Simon at Lac de Divonne, France

May 2017 with the Chantmarle Bowers at Chantmarle, Dorset

May 2017 by our Eccles Caravan  at the CMC National at Sandringham, Norfolk

Jun 2017 on the ferry from Puttgarden, Germany to Rodby, Denmark

Jun 2017 by the 'anchor', Nyhavn, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jun 2017 by the castle - Kalmar Slott, Kalmar Lan, Sweden.

Jun 2017 on RiddarHolmen, Stockholm, Sweden

Jun 2017 at 'Santa Claus' at the Arctic Circle near Rovanieni, Lappin Laani, Finland

Jun 2017  in front of the Globe at Nordkapp, Finnmark, Norway

Jul 2017 celebrating the 'midnight sun' at our overnighter at Sommaroy, Kvaloya Island, Troms, Norway

Juj 2017 on Sakrisoy, Lofoten, Nordland, Norway

Jul 2017 on the Bakka bridge, Trondheim, Norway.

Jul 2017 by the KjosFossen waterfall on the Flam Railway, Sogn Og Fjordane, Norway

Jul 2017  in front of the Parliament Buildings, Oslo, Norway

Jul 2017 with schoolfriend Val & Eric again at Resenbro, Silkeborg, Denmarl

Jul 2017 Our family again at Hermitage

Jul 2017 Our family again at Hermitage

Aug 2017 with her beloved flowers & Rita at Hermitage

Aug 2017 Our wedding anniversary at Hermitage

Aug 2017 with HCC group on the canal boat on the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal at Stroud, Gloucestershire

Sep 2017 at Mottisfont House, Romsey, Hampshire

Sep 2017 a 'natural sculpture' in the woods at Sheffield Park, West Sussex

Sep 2017 by the Morris on the Downs near Compton where we went on our 1st outing in it, 34 years ago

Oct 2017 with Mar, Tom & Rita at the wine festival stalls at Sadurni, Spain

Oct 2017 at the wine festival below St Bartholomew's Church at Sitges, Spain

Oct 2017 by Morris  as we say goodbye to it, Hermitage

Oct 2017 with Joanna making jelly in the kitchen at Hermitage.

Oct 2017 Joanna with sparklers on the patio at Hermitage

Nov 2017 waiting for food to arrive in Sal Rei, Boa Vista , Cape Verde.

Nov 2017 lunch in the shade on Praia de Santa Monica, Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Nov 2017 on Praia de Canto, Boa Vista, Cape Verde

Nov 2017 by the fishing boats on the beach at Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde

Nov 2017 under another  palapa at Praia Baxio, Santiago,

Cape Verde

Nov 2017 waiting in the queue for the ferry to Santo Antao at Mindelo, Sao Vincente, Cape Verde

Nov 2017  having coffee on the road to Pico da Cruz, Santo Antao, Cape Verde

Nov 2017 by another anchor Mindelo, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde

Dec 2017 at Burnham on Sea, Somerset.

Dec 2017 Rita icing the Christmas Log at Hermitage

Dec 2017  Joanna, Emma, Rosie, Edward, Paul & Ruby in the church at Frome St. Quinton, Dorset

Dec 2017 Mar, Rita, Tom, Ruby, Emma & BarryJ in Roebuck woods, Hermitage

Dec 2017 Nicky, Paul, Edward, Joanna & Louisa at Hermitage

Dec 2017 Tom, Rosie, Ruby, Manolo, Rita, Joanna, Millie & Louisa at the pantomime at the Corn Exchange, Newbury

Dec 2017 Nicky, Edward & Louisa 'on the Manor', Chantmarle, Dorset

Feb 2018  having 'lunch' on the balcony

of our hotel, Negombo, Sri Lanka.

Feb 2018 by the Royal Palace at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Feb 2018 by the swimming pool at Gamodh Citadel Resort, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Feb 2018 by the fishing boats on the beach near Vaharai, Sri Lanka

Feb 2018 in the Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Feb 2018 with her birthday elevenses at '98 acres resort' at Newburgh Green Tea factory near Ella, Sri Lanka

Feb 2018 in the jeep by an elephant in Uda Walawa NP, Sri Lanka.

Mar 2018 under yet another  Palapa on the beach at the Nirvana Beach hotel, Ranna, Tangalle, Sri Lanka

Mar 2018 at the Seema Malaka Buddhist Temple in the Beira Lake, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Mar 2018 waiting for our massage at the Regency Park Hotel, Thatcham (birthday present)

Apr 2018  having supper on the patio with the cats at Olive Press Cottage, Nissaki, Corfu, Greece

Apr 2018  by the Anemomilos Windmill at Garitsas Bay, Corfu, Greece.

Apr 2018 in the Great Roman Basilica at Butrint, Albania

Apr 2018 with the fire on the beach at Olive Press Cottage, Nissaki, Corfu, Greece

Apr 2018 in Palaiokastritsa monastery, Corfu, Greece

May 2018 Louisa, Nicky, Paul & Rosie barbecuing at Postern Hill campsite, Marlborough, Wiltshire

May 2018 Edward, Nicky, Rosie & Emma at the church at Sara & Chris's wedding, Dartington, Totnes, Devon

May 2018 Rosie, Louisa, Paul & Edward at the reception at Dartington Hall at Sara & Chris's wedding, Totnes, Devon

May 2018 Hermitage Bowers having the picnic lunch on the lawn at Greenway, Galmpton, Devon

May 2018  by where the Mayflower sailed from in 1620, Plymouth, Devon.

May 2018 in Plouay, Morbihan, France.

May 2018 with the Cameron-Capes at their friends cottage at Vavire, Beaubery, Saone-et-Loire, France

Jun 2018 Hermitage Bowers waiting for the boat trip on Lake Annecy at Annecy, France

Jun 2018 Hermitage Bower group at lunch in Annecy, France

Jun 2018 on our velorail cart at Boucieu-le-Roi station, Ardeche, Franc

Jun 2018 Schoolfriends at the Bishopshalt reunion, Bishopshalt school, Hillingdon.

Jul 2018 with Edward playing boats at the children's farm, Abbotsbury, Dorset

Jul 2018 Millie & Manolo having a snack at Hilliers Garden Centre, Hermitage,

Jul 2018  on the horse drawn barge on the Kennet & Avon canal at Kintbury, Berks

Aug 2018 Neighbours barbie at Hermitage

Aug 2018 Cape group & Hilary at Paul & Nicky's silver wedding at Chantmarle, Dorset

Aug 2018  boarding Concorde 216 at The Aerospace Museum, Bristol

Aug 2018 at an HCC event at Paul & Trisha's at Rivendale, Abersychan, Wales

Sep 2018 Joanna, Rosie, Paul, Nicky, Louisa & Edward in Roebuck woods, Hermitage.

Sep 2018 at Bedfordshire Steam Rally, Old Warden, Bedfordshire

Sep 2018 with Rita, Tom & Mar on the front at Sitges, Spain

Sep 2018 with one of the 'Kings' at Sitges, Spain

Sep 2018 by Bluebottle at Malvern Autumn show, Worcestershire

Oct 2018 in the Autumn Colours at Westonbirt, Gloucestershire

Oct 2018 with Edward & Joanna in the woods at the manor, Chantmarle, Dorset

Nov 2018 Neighbours at the Bonfire Party, Hermitage

Oct 2018  at the entrance to the Arasta Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey.

Oct 2018 Moslem Rosie inside the Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey

Oct 2018 looking to the Aya Sofia Museum - Mosque across the fountains, Istanbul, Turkey.

Oct 2018 in the Spice Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey.

Nov 2018  by the castle, Kyrenia, North Cyprus

Nov 2018 paddling on Kayalar Beach, North Cyprus

Nov 2018 inside St Sophia Cathedral (Mosque), Nicosia, North Cyprus

Nov  2018 under the 700 year old Fig Tree by St Nicholas Cathedral, Old Famagusta, North Cyprus.

Nov 2018  on our walk at Cessy, France

Nov 2018  at Pippa & David's Christmas do, Teddington, London

Dec 2018 Laure, Manolo, Millie, Rosie & Simon at the 'lights on' & Fireworks, Cessy, France

Dec 2018 The Hermitage-Bowers on a walk at Cessy, France

Dec 2018 playing New Years Eve games at Cessy, France

Dec 2018 New Years Eve with our children at the Table D'orientation Mont Mourex, France

Jan 2019 by the Jimney at 'our beach' near Choiseul, St Lucia

Jan 2019 in the Mud baths at Sulphur Springs, Soufriere, St Lucia - not the cleanest place to swim!

Jan 2019  by the old Officers Kitchen at Pigeon Island, Gros Islet, St Lucia

Feb 2019 at Dark View Falls, Richmond, St Vincent

Feb 2019 at La Sagesse Beach, Grenada - that's nicer water!

Feb 2019 having a Sushi lunch, Grand Anse, Grenada

Feb 2019 at Grand Bacolet Bay - Hope Beach, East coast, Grenada

Feb 2019 at the River Antoine Rum Distillery, St Patrick, Grenada

Feb 2019 on the balcony at Bathway Cottage, Grenada

Feb 2019 walking on Pitch

Lake, La Brea, Trinidad

Jan 2019 on the glass bottomed boat heading for Buccoo reef, Tobago

Feb 26 2019 Birthday girl Rosie opening her cards at Top O'Tobago, Plymouth, Tobago

Feb 2019 in the Adventure Bird Park, Plymouth, Tobago

Mar 2019 with our hosts  Bird (Alex) & De (Delia) in the kitchen at Legend Gardens, Mullins beach, Speightstown, Barbados

Mar 2019 lunch in the Fisherman's Pub, Speightstown, Barbados.

Mar 2019 Birthday girls a bit late this year at Chantmarle, Dorset

Mar 2019 with Si's Mothers Day flowers in Hermitage

Apr 2019 at Nymans, Handcross, West Sussex

May 2019 with Joanna & Louisa in the Ixi

May 2019 with the Chantmarle Bowers at Stourhead, Wiltshire

May 2019 the Bower boys gather in Sitges, Spain to go to the Spanish GP

Jun 2019 with Simon shpping in Cessy, France

Jun 2019 with Simon, Manolo & Millie at the fair in St Genis, France

Jun 2019 You can't beat a good campfire - with Simon at Cessy, France

May 2019 with Chantmarle Bowers at Seven Acres campsite near, Frome

May 2019 with Rita, Tom & Mar at miniature Catalonia, Barceloona, Spain

Jun 2019 Rosie's last time at Robin Hoods Bay,

N. Yorkshire

Jul 2019 Our Family at Otterton, Devon

Aug 2019 with Joanna at Jon Makepeace's camp at Dursley, Gloucs

Aug 2019 with HCC group on the Brecon Mountain Railway, Wales

Aug 2019 Simon, Millie, Laure & Manolo on Plage de Versoix, Geneva, Switzerland

Sep 2019 having a well earned drink by the Ixi at Sports Complex, Palmanova, Italy

Sep 2019 by the Sebilj (drinking fountain), Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sep 2019 drinking Bosnian coffee just off the Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sep 2019 on the Old Bridge (Stari Most) at Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sep 2019 at the Kravice falls near Capljina, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sep 2019 by the river for lunch at the campsite, Stolac, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sep 2019 in Od Puca (St), Dubronik, Croatia.

Sep 2019 on the ferry travelling back down Komani Lake, Albania

Sep 2019 in Viktor Eftimiu Park, Tirana, Albania

 Sep 2019 in the Roman amphitheatre in Durres, Albania.

Oct 2019 at sundown at our overnighter on the beach near Narte, Vlores, Albania.

Oct 2019 in the hot springs, Benje, Permet, Albania

Oct 2019 with sundowners at our overnighter at the Kazan Gorge on the River Danube by Derdap National park, Serbia

Oct 2019 on the 'Petit Train' in the Kalemegdan Fortress gardens, Belgrade, Serbia.

Oct 2019 by our 'campfire' at the campsite at Kopacevo, Croatia.j

Oct 2019 at the coffee stall in the market in Zagreb, Croatia

2Nov 2019 with Joanna on the Railway bridge, Chantmarle, Dorset

Nov 2019 with the 'Capes' crossing to Eel Pie Island, Twickenham

Dec 2019 with Renee & Val in Bushy Park, Hampton

Dec 2019 with Paul after his Degree Ceremony at Reading

Dec 2019 Christmas day Bower group at Chantmarle, Dorset

Feb 2020  the Cameron /Capes/Bowers near Street, Somerset

Feb 2020 having tea in the garden of 'our house',  Menorca, Spain

Feb 2020 having elevenses on our patio, Menorca,

Feb 2020 Valentines Day meal in 'our house', Mares, Mao, Menorca, Spain

Feb 2020 at Fornells, Menorca, Spain

Feb 2020 at the start of the walk to Playa de Son Saura, near Ciutadaella, Menorca Spain

Feb 2020 on the beach at Cala en Porter, Menorca, Spain

Feb 26 2020 Birthday at Hermitage with Emma

May 2020 and with Simon at Hermitage

May 2020 at Hermitage

Apr 2020 at Hermitage

Jun 2020 Playing 'Oh Bleep' with Emma, Barry & Simon at Hermitage

Jun 2020 with Emma on the patio, Hermitage

Jun 2020 with Tom & Emma at Hermitage

Jun 2020 with Tom at Hermitage

Jul 2020 with Paul & Joanna at Chantmaele, Dorset

Aug 2020 with the Chantmarle Bowers at Challacombe, Devon

Aug 2020 a Campfire with the Chantmarle Bowers at Challacombe, Devon

Aug 2020 at Challacombe, Devon

Aug 2020 Louisa, Nicky, Paul, Joanna, Edward, Rosie & Adrian at Challacombe, Devon

Aug 13 2020 Our 54th wedding anniversary at Hermitage and the last


Aug 13 2020 Our 54th wedding anniversary on the patio at Hermitage

Aug 13 2020 Our wedding anniversary with Emma at Hermitage

Aug 2020 Afternoon tea with the Chantmarle Bowers in the Polytunnel at Chantmarle, Dorset

Ag 2020 with Paul & Joanna at Chantmarle, Dorset

Oct 2020 with Barry (& Emma) by the canal in Newbury

Oct 31 2020 with Paul at Chantmarle, Dorset for the last time

Feb 2020 Rosie's last birthday at Chantmarle

and no pic with Nicky !