Archive for the tag 'Amen Corner'

When I got up in the morning and looked out of the window I noticed that the weather had changed to rain.  After breakfast, equipped with raincoat and umbrella, I left the hotel and set off towards Grey Street to see the monument.  Luckily on this occasion the scaffolding had gone so I  could enjoy [...]

22 Comments CherryPie on Sep 17th 2013

…is the Vampire Rabbit of Amen Corner!

The rabbit (or is it a hare?) sits atop a very ornate doorway which is the entrance to an office.  Although there are many theories nobody seems to know the meaning of the strange creature…

Bloody fanged Hares used in 1900 architecture
Strange Creature

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 2nd 2013

…information on my hectic Easter weekend and yet another mini break.   I would like to say I am going back to work for a rest tomorrow, but somehow I think it will be busy there too!

For now I am continuing with photos from my mini break to Newcastle.  Here is a picture of the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 1st 2013