A Visit to Carrick Hill's
Children's story book trail.
We have a beautiful property in Adelaide that is opened to the public called Carrick Hill. The house is a lovely old mansion, but today I want to tell you, that Granny and I went on a story book trail.
We saw this huge frog that was spitting out water into the lake. There is a story written about Tiddalick, the largest frog in the world that held water. I was sitting by his statue.
Then there was a boat that floats on the pond . It was Ratty's boat from Wind in the willows."I do want a ride in that boat Granny. "
Guess what we found next. "The Hobbit's House. I tried knocking on the door but no one was home. You could see their table and chairs and what they had for supper on the table. I loved this house.
There was even another window that I could peep in. I do hope that dragon is not around.
Horror of horrors, we went trit trotting over a bridge and I was scared out of my wits. It was the Three Billy Goats Gruff bridge with the troll under neath. I hopped back very quickly and ran... He wasn't having me for supper.
Hurray I found another WILBUR from the Charlotte's web story, can you see how big he is... I am a fairly big bear and Wilbur Pig looks a giant. He was looking at the web that Charlotte has spun. It was so strong I could climb it.
You might not be able to read this, but it is Miss Muffet's Tuffet, where she sat.
Above me is an enormous SPIDER, It was very scary. Granny didn't want to stay very long there because he might come down. It was in the trees and we couldn't get a photo of him.
These are the Gates from The Secret Garden, they were very big gates with very curly bits on them. It was just open enough for me to squeeze through.
We had to find the Key to the gates and guess what... da da... we found a very
h u g e Key.
Now Granny and I thought this looked like the three little pigs house, but it wasn't.
We were not very sure who lived there. I thought it was just my size house.
"Help Granny!!!!! I am up the tree, I'm frightened of that lion."
He comes from the story 'The lion the Witch and the Wardrobe."
Granny told me to, not be a wus and get down, he was only a statue.
Where is Wilbur?????
Can you see me. I am riding on a zebra from the story "The Jungle Book."
And this kind Elephant said I could have a ride on his trunk, because it was a long walk around this Story Book Trail.
We walked back up to the beautiful old mansion through this pear Arbour.
It was cool and shady.
I had to sit on the step at the top for a rest.
Arrrr.. So nice.... yum.... Walnut and honey tart for a snack afterwards on the terrace over looking the rose garden.
What a day, I'm fair tuckered out. We had such an exciting time. All the children of Adelaide should come up here and see this story book.
I'm falling asleep eating my toast, honey and peanut butter for supper.
I wonder what I will dream of tonight.
Welcome Elena Lavrova to my followers.
It is nice meeting new people.
My thought for the day.
"One hug is a perfect gift,
One size fits all
And nobody minds if you give it back."