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The spireless parish church of Trimingham is called St John the Baptist’s Head. This strange dedication to John the Baptist’s head dates from the medieval period. During this time a life size alabaster head of the saint was kept at the church and pilgrims in this country came to the church to the shrine altar, [...]

3 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2023

Change yourself and you have done your part in changing the world.
Paramahansa Yogananda

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2023

The town has given its name to the Cromerian Stage or Cromerian Complex, also called the Cromerian, a stage in the Pleistocene glacial history of north-western Europe.
Cromer is not mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. The place-name ‘Cromer’ is first found in a will of 1262[7] and could mean ‘Crows’ mere or lake’.[8] There are other contenders for the derivation, [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 27th 2023

The name [Horning] means “the folk who live on the high ground between the rivers”.
In 1020 A.D. the manor was given by King Canute to the Abbey of St. Benet at Hulme, and the Bishop of Norwich as Abbot of St. Benets is still Lord of the Manor.
The Parish extends along the north bank of [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 25th 2023

When your mind is empty of prejudices you can see the Tao. When your hearth is empty of desires you can follow the Tao.
Robet M Pirsing

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 24th 2023

Castle Rising Castle is one of the most famous 12th Century castles in England. The stone keep, built in around 1140ad, is amongst the finest surviving examples of its kind anywhere in the country and, together with the massive surrounding earthworks, ensures that Rising is a castle of national importance.
In its time Rising has served [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 23rd 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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