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Runnymede, the birthplace of democracy.
The memorial and the land on which it stands is vested in the Magna Carta Trust under the chairmanship of the Master of the Rolls. The principal object of the Magna Carta Trust is the perpetuation of the principles of Magna Carta. The Trust also maintains and cares [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 21st 2017

This oak tree, planted with soil from Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the New World, commemorates the bicentenary of the constitution of the United States of America. It stand in acknowledgement that the ideals of liberty  and justice embodied in the constitution trace their lineage through institutions of English law to the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Sep 20th 2017

14 Comments CherryPie on Sep 19th 2017

For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.
Psalms 36:1:9 (KJV)

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2017

The Savill Garden is in situated in Windsor Great Park and was created by Eric Savill who, with a few staff started work on the garden in the winter of 1932.

Eric Savill gained the permission  and support of the reigning monarch, George V, to undertake this new enterprise and a site next to an existing [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Sep 16th 2017

When I woke up the sun was shining and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. Mr C started his morning ritual of making a cup of tea only to find that the drinks tray had not been restocked!  When we entered the dining room I chose a table that was next to French doors [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 1st 2017

Our room was a little warm overnight due to the lovely weather. The breakfast spread was excellent, having both cooked and continental style options, although unfortunately the plates were cold.
When we were comfortably replete we drove to The Savill Garden which is situated in Windsor Great Park. Whilst we were travelling Mr C’s phone started [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Aug 31st 2017

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