Archive for the tag 'Flodden'

Breakfast was just as quirky as on previous days, never knowing when the toast would arrive. Today after a reminder the toast arrived late and cold. Too late to accompany my breakfast!

As we stepped out of the hotel, we found that the weather was wonderfully sunny with a bright blue sky and fluffy clouds. It [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 15th 2018

Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
A Japanese Proverb

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 22nd 2017

If your actions inspire others to dream more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
John Quincy Adams

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2014

Reality provides us with facts so romantic that imagination itself could add nothing to them.
Jules Verne

21 Comments CherryPie on Feb 2nd 2014

The English Heritage Angel Awards, celebrate the efforts of local people who saved historic buildings and local places.  They were founded by Andrew Lloyd Weber and are supported by the Telegraph.
The awards take place annually and the winners from the 2013 shortlist are due to be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 21st [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 19th 2013

One of he events that was taking place on the 500th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Flodden was an archaeological dig in one of the fields where the main conflict took place. The dig hoped to find the remains of bodies of those who had fallen. The bodies would not be disturbed, but [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2013

Filed under Anecdotes


On Sunday Mr C went to the Derby wargame show with a couple of his mates.  I was asked if I wanted to go and I considered perhaps being dropped of at a Stately home nearby.  I decided to stay at home, I thought there might be too much wargame talk in the car.
I had [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2013

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