Archive for the 'Out & About' Category

It was lovely to be able to embark on a morning drive to Clun. When we arrived, although there was hardly anyone we had a little trouble finding a place to park. Once we had solved the parking problem we headed to the Postcard Cafe for an early lunch. After ordering lunch, in my case [...]

No Comments CherryPie on Jul 5th 2020

…tricking Mr C into a short walk

On Saturday afternoon we visited Buildwas Abbey which turned out be more brief than we had intended. Parts are inaccessible at the moment due to renovations and barriers closing off areas due to Covid-19. Just after we arrived a photographer turned up and whilst taking our own photographs we [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 21st 2020

Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to take a longer walk to Dothill Nature Reserve.
I spent as much time walking there and back as I did in the Nature Reserve.
I will do it differently next time. I will park near to one of the entry points which will allow me more time to enjoy exploring [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2020

Acton Burnell Castle was the home of Robert Burnell, a close associate of Edward I who became Lord Chancellor and Bishop of Bath and Wells.

Sharing its setting here with the atmospheric ruin of his fortified house stands the pleasing early Gothic church that he built in the 1270s.
It has survived basically unchanged, though the attractive [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 10th 2020

In 1284, Robert Burnell obtained a licence from the king to fortify his residence. Work was probably still in progress when Robert died in 1292. The large first-floor windows of the castle suggest, however, that it never had a serious defensive purpose and was instead perhaps designed to impress.
The Burnell family of Acton Burnell held [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 9th 2020

As you walk, you simply walk. Don’t go ahead, don’t jump here and there. Mind always go ahead or lag behind. Remain with the moment.
Osho

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 8th 2020

My newfound pathway has possibilities…

4 Comments CherryPie on May 29th 2020

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