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The first day of the bank holiday commemorating the Platinum Jubilee of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II saw us visiting Boscobel House. Boscobel House is famous as a hiding place for King Charles II when fleeing for his life after his defeat in the Civil War. He spent a night in one of priest [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2022

Recently I have been reading a local guidebook to give me new inspiration for places to visit in Shropshire. One of the places sounded perfect for the beautiful summer weather that we have been experiencing, so the weekend before last I decided it would be nice to take Mr C out to a mystery location [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 17th 2018

Old houses always had a lot of wood in their construction.

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18 Comments CherryPie on Sep 16th 2011

A desire not to butt into other people’s business is at least eighty percent of all human wisdom.
Robert A. Heinlein

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 17th 2011

Comments Off CherryPie on Apr 12th 2011

Yesterday the weather was glorious, so it had to be taken advantage of. I went out for lunch to Moseley Old Hall, then strolled round the garden. Instead of touring the house, which is interesting I decided to take in Boscobel House as well. Both houses have an interesting history with a [...]

15 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2011