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The dinosaurs confined themselves to Norwich city centre but the mammoths wandered further afield around Norfolk. I saw a few in the wilds and captured a couple meandering around Kings Lynne.

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 26th 2023

…In Norwich City Centre

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 24th 2023

Petworth House in the parish of Petworth, West Sussex, England, is a late 17th-century Grade I listed country house, rebuilt in 1688 by Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset, and altered in the 1870s to the design of the architect Anthony Salvin.[2] It contains intricate wood-carvings by Grinling Gibbons (d. 1721). It is the manor house of the manor of Petworth. For centuries it [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 14th 2023

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 29th 2023

St John the Baptist’s Church was the first Catholic Church in Brighton. The building of the church was funded by Maria Fitzherbert a wealthy widow from Shropshire who became the secret first wife of George, Prince of Wales who later became King George IV. The marriage was kept secret because at that time it was [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 27th 2023

Commissioned by Hove Civic Society as the inaugural sculpture for Hove Plinth, April 2018
The sculpture is based on an Orrery, a mechanical model of the solar system. Rather than planets, icons based onpopular things associated with the past and present of Hove orbit the system.
The Constellation icons represent; The Amber Cup, The Hove Ship, Queen [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Jul 20th 2023

The Butterfly Meadow was a collaborative art installation in the grounds of Sandringham. The installation was inspired by the 2014 ceramic poppy display at the Tower of London.
The Sandringham meadow displayed 2,500 butterflies to coincide with the late Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The blue butterflies represented the silver-studded blue butterfly which is commonly seen in [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 26th 2023

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