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For what is the worth of life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by records of history.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

2 Comments CherryPie on May 20th 2018

Hodnet Hall  Gardens are open every sunday during their open season but only on three weekdays during the season. I planned to visit the gardens today if the weather was favourable. The weather had changed from the lovely sunny weather we have experienced in recent days to overcast and cloudy.
The  visit was looking promising but [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 16th 2018

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

…the walled garden in pictures

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 28th 2017

… on a autumn day

Today was the first time that I have had an opportunity to take my new car out for a leisurely drive. I decided to go to Attingham Park after lunch and perhaps indulge in an afternoon ‘naughty cake’ delight whilst I was there.

I took my small camera with me thinking that [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 27th 2017

The malt house was originally an Elizabethan building of two builds, which during the 18th century was converted for malting. In 2008-9 is was restored as a visitor centre.

On the ground floor are the malting-kiln, an audio-visual programme on the Hall, an explanation of the processes of malting and brewing, and an exhibition of life [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 11th 2017

The Church was built by Sir John de Broughton and is largely early 14th century.

The evidence suggests that the Church and Castle were both built by the same hand – with designs in the South Porch of the Church exactly repeated in the Groined passage in the castle. Similar 14th century floor tiles are also [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 4th 2017

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