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As has become a yearly tradition I created a calendar for Mr C for one of his Christmas presents. I choose one photograph from each month of the year. This year however, rather than printing it off at home I used the services of Moonpig, after being impressed with the 2017 calendar that I ordered [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 6th 2018

For the last few years I have made a personalised calendar as a Christmas present for Mr C as one of his Christmas presents. I choose from the photographs that I have taken from the previous year, one from each month. The process of choosing causes me to reflect on the things that we have [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 2nd 2017

As 2015 comes to a close and we herald 2016, I am once again wondering where all the time has gone. It seems like only 5 minutes since I was reflecting on 2014.
We were lucky to be able to go on more than one holiday this year, the highlight being our stay in Piran, Slovenia; [...]

23 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2016

I invite you to read my reflection on 2014 on the Broad Oak Magazine blog.

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 30th 2014

…History& Myth…
From Solomon’s Temple to the Freemasons, a guide to Templar History, Culture and Locations…

Synopsis from the book cover:
An order of warrior monks founded after the First Crusade to protect pilgrims to Jerusalem, the Templars became one of the wealthiest and most powerful  bodies in the medieval world.  Yet two centuries later, the Knights were [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 4th 2013

Synopsis (from book cover):
Did you know that the word “Cathar” has been used only since the 19th century in reference to the 13th century supporters of a faith and a religious practice which the Catholic papacy considered to be dangerously heretical?  Did you know that almost everything that we know about the Cathars comes from interrogations carried out by [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 28th 2013

Synopsis (from book cover):
Set in the turbulent times of twelfth-century England when civil war, famine, religious strife and battles over royal succession tore lives and families apart, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of the building of a magnificent cathedral.
Against this richly imagined backdrop, filled with intrigue and treachery, Ken Follett draws the reader irresistibly into a wonderful epic [...]

13 Comments CherryPie on Jan 21st 2013

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