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6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2021

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Changing the world begins with the very personal process of changing yourself, the only place you can begin is where you are, and the only time you can begin is always now.
Gary Zukav

6 Comments CherryPie on May 31st 2021

…and Lilleshall Abbey

4 Comments CherryPie on May 30th 2021

There have been gardens on this site since 1622, when the original manor house was built by James Lewkenor. In 1804, when the current house was built, the gardens were enlarged and park was laid out, and the kitchen garden was moved to its present position and enclosed by walls.
Many of the existing mature beeches, [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2021

… on a sunny Sunday afternoon

The garden’s initial creation lay in Colonel Harry Clive’s wartime decision of 1940, to provide his ailing wife – Dorothy – with a ‘series of interesting walks’ as she battled with Parkinson’s disease. Unfortunately Dorothy died in 1942 but Colonel Clive continued work apace throughout the 1940s and 1950s, especially [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 19th 2021

… followed by the arrival of my new garden bench and later fine dining at Chez Nous.

11 Comments CherryPie on Apr 14th 2021

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