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Mum had an early appointment in the fracture clinic to assess progress on her broken arm. The appointment ran smoothly but as I suspected she needs to keep the plaster cast on for another couple of weeks. The doctor, a charming young man sat down next to mum when she was disappointed that the plaster [...]

17 Comments CherryPie on Jun 11th 2024

Last weekend Mr C purchased two suits in Birmingham. They required tailoring so this weekend we returned to pick them up. This gave me the opportunity for a healthy walk around Birmingham follwed by an indulgent browse around Boundary Mill on our way home.

2 Comments CherryPie on Apr 20th 2024

We had a bit of miscommunication on how we were going to get to the train station. I thought we were walking, there had been mention of Glühwein from the Christmas market…
I know how long it takes me to walk to the station and time was running short so I went on ahead and told [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Dec 1st 2023

Yin and Yang are not in competition or conflict to each other, but are complements of each other. Balance is not a state but a process. The Tao is a process, a dynamic condition of balance.
Ray Grigg

2 Comments CherryPie on Aug 6th 2023

Winterbourne is a rare surviving example of an early 20th century suburban villa and garden. The house was built in 1903 for John and Margaret Nettlefold, of Guest, Keen & Nettlefold.
Nettlefold was a pioneer of town planning who carried the ideas seen in his own home to the less wealthy areas of the city.
Originally designed [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 2nd 2023

The rain cools the air, calms the soul and replenishes life
Mike Dolan

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 30th 2023

… with a reluctant adventurer

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 20th 2022

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