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Some special moments and memories from 2022, one from each month of the year. The photographs are taken from a calendar that I created for myself and due to the printing deadline, December’s photograph is also from November.
1. The Inclined Plane, Coalport, 2. Lichfield Cathedral, 3. Local Pathway, 4. Llangollen Canal Nr Chirk Aqueduct, 5. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2023

Above the door inside the Chapter House one of three the  mediaeval paintings that can be found within Lichfield Cathedral can be seen. It shows the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The other two paintings are located in the South Isle of the Cathedral. One of the paintings depicts the Crucifixion, the other depicts  the Holy Trinity with [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2022

Looking East down the Nave of the Lichfield Cathedral, three Icons can be seen. To left of the Nave Archangel Gabriel is depicted and to the right the Virgin Mary. The centre Icon shows Jesus being crucified on the cross. This Icon viewed from the West shows the resurrection of Jesus.

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 17th 2022

16 Comments CherryPie on Jan 5th 2018

Bishop Hedda founded Lichfield’s first cathedral in 700 to house the relics of St Chad, the Bishop of Mercia who had come as a missionary and had died in 672. In his History of the English Church and People the venerable Bede retold the life of the saint and described his shrine. The Anglo-Saxon cathedral [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 3rd 2018

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10 Comments CherryPie on Dec 30th 2017

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