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Love’s mysteries in souls do grow, But yet the body is his book.
John Donne

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 12th 2017

Sometimes, the love we are looking for is right in front of us, too close for the eyes to see.
Let your heart do the searching.
From ‘a Thousand Paths to love’ by David Baird

PS; The sign in the photo states ‘PLEASE KEEP TO THE PATH‘

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2017

Heaven and earth are not distant enough to separate the hearts which our Lord has joined.
St Francis de Sales

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 29th 2017

Comments Off CherryPie on Dec 10th 2016

At the side of the organ in the south transept [of the Church of St Cross], traces of wall paintings in a tomb recess are the last remains of what was once an altar to St Thomas of Canterbury, the martyred archbishop. A nearby door was where travellers coming from the continent to Canterbury arrived. [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on Dec 9th 2016

An oasis of beauty and tranquility, the Master’s Garden includes a wide range of plants with flowering interest throughout the year. The borders are very colourful in the summer months, with shades that are particularly sensitive to the historic location and grey garden walls. The garden includes a border planted to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 6th 2016

The Brethren’s Hall is the place where the Brothers of the Hospital of St Cross formerly gathered to dine:

This atmospheric room with its fine roof made of Spanish chestnut was built as the Master’s hall c. 1340. When the Master’s lodging was moved west in the later 16th century it became the Brothers’ own hall.
Almost [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Dec 5th 2016

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