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In early 2020 an unexpected virus arrived affecting our lives, causing us to stay at home for a while to stop the virus spreading and getting out of control. During this time Captain Tom Moore inspired many people with his uplifting spirit of life and walks round his garden to raise money for the NHS.
It [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2021

…and in the morning,

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2020

This exhibit is a fiberglass model used to create the bronze statue that now stands in Whitehall Place, London. The London statue was unveiled by the Royal Tank Regiment’’s Colonel in Chief, Her Majesty the Queen, on the 13th of June 2000.
The memorial depicts a Comet Tank Crew and is a permanent tribute to those [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 23rd 2019

An inscription at the bottom says : In honour and memory of the members of 2,3,8 and 100 Groups who served in the Ely district during the second world war, 1939 to 1945. The outer panels show aircrew and airman figures, between them are Archangel Michael and St. George. Below these are the badges of the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2018

See I am sending you out like sheep into the midst of wolves; so be wise as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 10:16

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 25th 2018

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
John 15:13 (KJV)

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 18th 2018

Despite our best intentions we didn’t manage to cross the road from the Collingwood arms to visit the Church of St Helen.

We had also intended to get a closer look of the War Memorial, also just across the road from the Collingwood arms…

St Helens’ church is on my list for my next visit to the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2018

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