We are still able to despatch most of our products, however, the ones listed below (that are made by other manufacturers) will not be available for a while.
Tableware (Coasters & Placemats) and Wallpaper.
Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
First Born! - a Memory of Whaddon.
I was first on Nash page, now first on Whaddon page, and I'm from Bletchley! Well, I moved to Whaddon in Feb 1974 with David Hogg (originally from Nash)and we lived in Stock Lane, a tied cottage, and Dave worked for Mr Bullock at his farm further up the village. The day we moved in it was snowing, and that little cottage looked so quaint. 6 weeks later I was taken to Royal Bucks Hospital, in Aylesbury, to have my baby daughter, when I went back with her, I couldn't believe what happened - the next day loads of people/neighbours came round with presents and flowers, I didn't have a clue who some of them were, that's village life for you, like one big happy, kind, caring and helpful 'family community'. As I didn't drive, and Dave worked long hours tractor driving/ploughing etc, people offered to take me and baby Tracey to Bletchley or Stony to do shopping. There was a shop in the village run by a lovely family, they had all you needed, coal, paraffin etc, it even had one petrol pump. There was also a post office at the other end of village which sold a few other bits - cards, pens etc, and there was (and still is) a lovely pub there. We left there after four years and came back to Bletchley. Even now, after 31years, I still think of Whaddon. With one bus a week to Bletchley, we had to go the to doctors/ dentist / pay bills/do shopping etc and then catch the bus back, all in one and a half hours. It had to be done!
Maybe some local people will follow this, now I've started!
A memory shared by on Jul 7th, 2009.
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