Archive for the tag 'Labyrinth'

We had intended to set off around 10am but had run a little behind schedule. As we were just about ready to leave, the phone rang which contributed to us leaving nearly an hour later than we had intended.
We consulted ‘The Extra Mile’ book to find a suitable place for lunch and settled on Ferns [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 24th 2023

I handed mum her birthday present before we tucked into the delicious breakfast that was on offer. There was a good selection of cold buffet items and an option for a cooked breakfast to order. After we were comfortably replete, we walked to the Yorkshire museum via the museum gardens. The gardens were pleasant with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 6th 2018

A previous post of mine reveals the message at the centre of the labyrinth.

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 11th 2016

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 9th 2016

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me.
Proverbs 8:17

4 Comments CherryPie on May 1st 2016

In times past, pilgrims followed a circular route, sometimes on their knees, as an act of piety, penitence or meditation. Pilgrims would also follow more complicated labyrinths, the most famous of which is Chartres. Our simple mown spiral version may be further developed at Arley.
Michael Dervill
Head Gardener

I for one hope that they do [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Nov 19th 2012

“Only dead fish swim with the stream”
The first time I visited the Alnwick Garden I loved this quote and found it quite profound.  It is a Buddhist quote and it reflects what the Duchess was trying to achieve with her garden.  The stone with the quote can be found on the way into the Bamboo [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jul 18th 2011

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