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And so, while others miserably pledge themselves to the pursuit of ambition and brief power, I will be stretched out in the shade, singing.
Fray Luis de Leon

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 16th 2018

True Joy is serene.

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 24th 2018

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 17th 2018

Here will we sit, and let the sounds of music
Creep in our ears: soft stillness and the night
Become the touches of sweet harmony.
William Shakespeare

10 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 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

Amor saca amor.
St. Teresa of Avila

Love begets love.

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 26th 2015

The dovecote is a Grade II listed building and Scheduled Ancient Monument. It was built in 1656 and predates the original 19th century hall and is more contemporary with the 17th century Tithe Barn that is situated near by. The current hall is shown in the bottom photograph.

It was built with nesting holes for pigeons, [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2015

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