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By blood, I am Albanian. By citizenship, an Indian. By faith, I am a Catholic nun. As to my calling, I belong to the world. As to my heart, I belong entirely to the heart of Jesus.
Mother Teresa

Comments Off CherryPie on Sep 11th 2016

Situated in Lincolns historic Cathedral Quarter directly opposite Lincoln Castle, the hotel enjoys an enviable location and is surrounded by 8 acres of landscaped gardens which include the Sir Joseph Banks conservatory, a 5000 sq ft tropical glasshouse with exotic plants and running water features and the beautiful John Dawber walled gardens. The Art Deco [...]

5 Comments CherryPie on Jul 18th 2016

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Proverbs 8:17

Comments Off CherryPie on Jul 17th 2016

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 16th 2016

According to information at the Museum of Lincolnshire life, tanks are classes as either male or female. Daphne in the previous post is apparently female and the above diagram shows a male tank.
The information at the museum informed that a female tank has five machine guns whereas a male tank has three machine guns and [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jul 15th 2016

Lincoln was at the forefront of the invention of the ‘tank’, playing a vital role in the development of the fighting machine that changed the face of warfare.*

William Foster & Company  was the pioneer of the tank. It was from the designs and drawings made by William A Tritton, then marketing director of the company [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2016

Lincoln Victoria Cross hero Charles Sharpe’s trench attack is immortalised in the Museum of Lincolnshire Life.

He [Corporal Charles Clarke] captured an enemy trench single-handedly and led a successful assault on another in the German lines near Rouges Bancs in northern France during the Battle of Aubers Ridge in May 1915.
The official citation published in the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 13th 2016

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