Everything went against the lad: he came home perfumed from the stables, whither he had been to pay his dog Towzer a visit-- and whence he was going to take his friend out for an airing, when he met Miss Crawley and her wheezy Blenheim
spaniel, which Towzer would have eaten up had not the Blenheim
fled squealing to the protection of Miss Briggs, while the atrocious master of the bull- dog stood laughing at the horrible persecution.
proved that the battle of Blenheim
ever was fought, that there was
Subsequent investigations found that the aircraft involved was a Blenheim - and, because all other Blenheims lost on that day had been accounted for, it could be confirmed that the crew buried in Vrigne-aux-Bois in 1940 had been Sgt Evans'.
Sergeant Frederick Joseph John Evans, of Griffithstown, near Pontypool, was on board a Bristol Blenheim aircraft which was shot down over northern France in May 1940.
Most of our remaining Blenheims are grown in Northern and central California, and you can still find them fresh there during their brief season in
B&R Farms, a family operation in San Benito County, has been growing Blenheims since 1929, and owners Jim and Mari Rossi welcome visitors.
The Blenheims provide nearly 4,000 sq ft of living space, six bedrooms, five with en suite facilities, four reception rooms and a full height reception hall with central, dividing staircase to the galleried landing, a dramatic departure from the newhous e norm.
On offer through selling agents Knight Frank are some notable homes with more than a little in common: the period Wychbury Court at Pedmore Lane and the period-style Blenheim at both Regents Grange and Brunswick Gate, new developments by CALA Homes.