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We arrived at breakfast to find our proprietor, Paul, cooking and serving breakfast assisted by a lovely young lady who hadn’t long been working at Cathedral View.
By the time we had finished our breakfast and checked out it was still only 9.30am, which was too early to visit the Parish Church of St Mary Magdelene [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jun 18th 2024

After breakfast we walked down Steep Hill in order to join the 10.30 guided tour of Lincoln’s Stonebow and Guild Hall which has been the meeting place of the City Council since Medieval times. We arrived early so we spent a few minutes in Waterstones where I perused the board game section.
When it was time [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jun 16th 2024

I had a good night’s sleep and was awoken by both the alarm clock and the construction workers refurbishing the White Hart Hotel on the opposite side of the road. I thought that 7am was a little early for such noisy activities to be taking place.
We crossed the courtyard to the breakfast room where we [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 14th 2024

This was our rescheduled trip to Lincoln after we had to cut short our Easter trip due to mum being ill. We chose the dates to coincide with our wedding anniversary.
We set off early enough to reach the Daisy Made Ice Cream and Coffee shop in time for lunch. We know from previous visits that [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jun 13th 2024

We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie

13 Comments CherryPie on Jun 9th 2024

Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
G. K. Chesterton

No Comments CherryPie on May 12th 2024

The Stations of the Cross refers to a series of images depicting Jesus on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers.  The stations grew out of imitations of Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem which is believed to be the actual path Jesus walked to Mount Calvary.  The object of the stations is to help the Christian faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage through contemplation of the Passion of Christ.
In [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2024

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