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Mindful Colouring

No Comments CherryPie on Oct 12th 2017

…Christian stories in glass

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 30th 2017

Saint John Wall, O.F.M., (1620 – 22 August 1679) was an English Catholic Franciscan friar, who is honored as a martyr.

He was born in Preston, Lancashire. When of age, he entered the English College, Douai (in modern-day northern France) in 1641, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 1645. He returned to his homeland for several years, saying Mass for the Catholics who stayed [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 15th 2017

A Mystery Explained…

Synopsis: (from  book preface by The Duke of Northumberland 1983)
It is approximately 4000 years ago that our remote ancestors, who are sometimes known as the ‘Beaker People’ because of the distinctively decorated cinerary urns they fashioned to contain ashes of the dead, incised markings on the sandstone rocks of Northumberland, which are generally [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Aug 9th 2017

The Landscape at Croome was not made as an afterthought. House and garden here form an integrated design. The park may be in the naturalistic style, based partly on the landscape paintings of Claude Gellee ‘le Lorraine’ and Nicolas Poussin and partly on ‘Capability’ Brown’s native Northumberland scenery, replacing the formal patterns of earlier periods, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 8th 2017

…and other characters of myth

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 26th 2017

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 10th 2017

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