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My morning was taken up with a routine appointment followed by a brief visit to the supermarket to pick up the ingredients for evening dinner. The day was gloriously sunny so I spent my afternoon sitting in my garden reading with a break now and then to peg washing on the line and take it [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 20th 2018

After a couple of weeks of misty mornings and rain, more reminiscent of autumn than spring, the sun put its hat on and came out to play. This gave us our first opportunity of the year to sit on the patio as the sun set and the moon rose.

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2018

Santo Stefano is a Catholic church and former cathedral on the island of Capri, Italy. Dedicated to Saint Stephen, it is the principal house of worship in the town of Capri.[1] The religious complex was built around the Piazza Umberto Isquare in the seventeenth century. The archbishop’s palace is now used as the town hall (“Municipio”).[2] Santo Stefano and Chiesa di San Costanzo [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 16th 2018

When we got up we found that the weather was rather inclement so, after we had finished our breakfast and checked out, we decided not to go into York but instead to keep our options open and perhaps visit a property or museum on the way home.

As we were driving the weather soon turned to [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 10th 2018

We had breakfast early so that we could get to York Minster in plenty of time to get a good seat in the central part of the nave, ready for the Easter morning Eucharist service. We found it odd that the first person that greeted us was a Policeman; York minster has its own police [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2018

We went to breakfast a little later than the previous day. Consequently the breakfast room was more crowded due to it being a bank holiday Saturday.

After breakfast we made our way to Barley Hall. I stopped to take some photos along the way and Mr C and my mum carried on ahead. By the time [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Apr 7th 2018

I handed mum her birthday present before we tucked into the delicious breakfast that was on offer. There was a good selection of cold buffet items and an option for a cooked breakfast to order. After we were comfortably replete, we walked to the Yorkshire museum via the museum gardens. The gardens were pleasant with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 6th 2018

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