Archive for the tag 'Life'

… I have a post (on war elephants) ready to share but I am unable to upload the photos to accompany it.
Grrr!
Hopefully normally service will be resumed soon…

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2019

… a short top and sides

This morning, around 8am I heard an unusual loud industrial noise which sounded like it was in the street in front of my house. I looked out of my window, there was nothing to be seen. The volume ebbed and flowed and I took it to be a road cleaner [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2019

On one of the walls just inside the entrance to Ely Cathedral there is a large modern sculpture of a cross.

On the North West Transept wall there is a magnificent sculpture called ‘The Way of Life‘ by Jonathan Clarke. One of three sculptures specially commissioned for the millennium, Jonathan Clarke’s The Way of Life is made [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Dec 10th 2018

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

Recently I have been reading a local guidebook to give me new inspiration for places to visit in Shropshire. One of the places sounded perfect for the beautiful summer weather that we have been experiencing, so the weekend before last I decided it would be nice to take Mr C out to a mystery location [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jul 17th 2018

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