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Inspired by the wartime story of Sadako Sasaki, Attingham park decorated their Picture Gallery tree this year with origami cranes to symbolise peace and hope.

In Japanese folklore, cranes have a special significance and are said to live for 1,000 years. A legend promises that anybody who fold 1,000 paper cranes will be granted a wish.
Sadako [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 22nd 2017

The 1940s was a decade of much change for the Berwick’s of Attingham, and also in the outside world with the ongoing impact of World War II until 1945, and in the years after.

The Christmases of the 1940s, celebrated at Attingham were not opulent. The impact of World War II nationally and locally in this [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 20th 2017

You might recall that I used to make an annual trip to London that was organised by one of my former work colleagues. Sadly last year’s trip was the final one but another excuse to travel to London at the same time of year arose. We were meeting up for an evening meal with family [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 20th 2017

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