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…the birthplace of vaccination

On my first visit to Berkeley Castle in 2019 I visited the adjacent museum that was formerly Dr Jenner’s house. The museum displays explain  how he became the pioneer of vaccinations.  He experimented with the mild disease of cowpox leading him to find way to counteract the devastating disease of Smallpox.

The smallpox [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2021

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 15th 2020

Today I returned to a local walk to immerse myself in the joys of the abundant wildlife there. The wildlife was not so varied as it was on my previous visit.

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2020

Yes, I am going into the woods; I am going into the unity of all things.
Hermann Hesse

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 12th 2020

And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.
T.S Eliot

Comments Off CherryPie on Jun 15th 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

Yesterday, whilst walking to Leegomery Pools I was sad to see a fallen branch.

Comments Off CherryPie on May 28th 2020

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