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Ultimately we have just one moral duty: to reclaim large areas of peace in ourselves, more and more peace, and to reflect it toward others.
And the more peace there is in us, the more peace there is in the world.
Etty Hillesum

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 4th 2018

Despite our best intentions we didn’t manage to cross the road from the Collingwood arms to visit the Church of St Helen.

We had also intended to get a closer look of the War Memorial, also just across the road from the Collingwood arms…

St Helens’ church is on my list for my next visit to the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2018

The Collingwood Arms is a grade II listed Coaching Inn built during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. On first appearance there are tell-tale signs of the hotels Georgian roots with its archetypal centred entrance and the somewhat symmetrical frontage including the grand single paned sash windows that flood the hotel with natural light.
It [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2018

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18 Comments CherryPie on Oct 30th 2018

Dating from the late 1600s this gun was affectionately named the Armada Gun as it was believed to have come from the Spanish Armada vessel after the fleet was driven up the North Sea Coast. It was later confirmed as a Dutch trading vessel that was transporting cannons amongst a payload of other weapons. It [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Oct 29th 2018

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