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An Easter Walk

On Easter Sunday, I went to Church and I took my iPad so thought you might like to see some of the photos which I took.   Advertisements

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The Bacton Altar Cloth Revealed To Be The Only Surviving Gown of Queen Elizabeth I

One of the things I like to do both when I am giving tours or merely pottering around the countryside in my own time is to stop off an explore village churches.  Each one is a veritable box of delights … Continue reading

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Grace Darling – A Victorian Heroine

Not many people know about Grace Darling today but 175 years ago her fame hadn’t just spread around the land but around the world and with good reason. Grace was the daughter of William and Thomasin Darling, just one of … Continue reading

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Why I love Buy Nothing Day and not spending money at Thanksgiving or Christmas

Saturday 29th November is Buy Nothing Day, a day or rather movement that started in the United States in protest of the over-commercialisation of our holidays and life in general. One of my earliest blog posts was on the reversing … Continue reading

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The mysterious Lud Church and the Green Knight

Lud Church isn’t even a church at all but actually a hard to find crevice in the Staffordshire countryside on the south-west fringes of the Peak District.  A narrow canyon in the ground over over 100 metres (328.1 ft) long and … Continue reading

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Visiting Montmatre, home of artists and Sacre Couer

So, we have just about reached the end of our short break in Paris.   To be honest I could stay here a lot longer.  There may be a few strange things about the place but overall I love it.  It’s … Continue reading

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