It was purely by chance that last Sunday, I saw a Tweet by The Itchen Valley Brewery, that they had just finished setting up their stall for this year’s Alresford Watercress Festival. I had heard of the festival, but had never been. That day we had already planned to go to a lovely small farm shop in West Lea to get some fresh trout. From there Alresford was a stone’s throw away, so decided we would go to the festival too.
Approaching Alresford, about a mile away we suddenly hit a traffic jam. Oh dear, here we go! However, it was being managed quite efficiently by a couple of lads fromAlresford Rugby Club, that is, if you were to believe what their high-visibility jackets were saying.
“Sorry Alresford is now closed to traffic; you will have to make your way to the Park & Ride facility at Ropley!” “How far…
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