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The day when I should have been packing for my twice (due to lockdowns) postponed holiday in celebration of my significant birthday last November was busier than planned.
In the morning I attended one of my former WW leaders’ coaching sessions. After being made redundant in late 2020 she has set up her own business as [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2021

On my recent walk that took me past Hadley Cemetery I noticed a sign on the gates that said it was a site that contained Commonwealth War Graves. On that occasion I didn’t have enough time to investigate so I planned to return in the next few days.
When I posted about my walk I learned [...]

3 Comments CherryPie on Mar 4th 2021

In early 2020 an unexpected virus arrived affecting our lives, causing us to stay at home for a while to stop the virus spreading and getting out of control. During this time Captain Tom Moore inspired many people with his uplifting spirit of life and walks round his garden to raise money for the NHS.
It [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2021

To my disappointment I couldn’t persuade Mr C to set off on a walking adventure.

So after lunch I had a solo walk to some childhood haunts near to what was once my family home as I was growing up. I walked past the Wrekin College and the houses at the crossroads where two of my [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jun 1st 2020

This weekend marks the Centenary of WWI, a time for reflection and remembrance…

I share a personal family anecdote.

My grandfather’s brother served in the Royal Army Medical Corps during WW1, serving some time in Egypt.  Within his line of duty, he treated casualties from both sides. It is difficult to comprehend the atrocities he would have [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Nov 10th 2018

Everyone was up bright and early. After a breakfast of buttered toast it was time t0 make preparations for the housewarming party that was taking place that evening. Initially, we weren’t needed for any of the preparations so we took a short walk to the nearby Parish Church of St. Mary Willesborough.
The church looked delightful [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 7th 2018

…with my Mother and Father in Law.

First stop was Little Amsterdam Cafe for lunch.

After lunch we made our way to Broughton Castle where we enjoyed the landscape views and a visit to the Parish Church of St Mary Broughton with North Newington before the castle was open for visiting.

During our visit we enjoyed a pleasant [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2018

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