Archive for the tag 'Shrewsbury'

…Easter Monday

Mum had been moved to the escalation ward over night and had started to become delirious as we had suspected she would.
Due to being home a day earlier than expected, we needed to pick up some food supplies. We visited Battlefield 1403 in the hopes that we could also have lunch there. There was [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 7th 2024

… just in time for lunch in Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2024

… A True Story of Love and Compassion Amid a Pandemic

Synopsis (from book cover):
When Covid-19 hit the UK and lockdown was declared, Mike Matthews wondered how his historic four-star hotel would survive. Then Shrewsbury Council called. The British government had launched a programme called ‘Everyone In’ and 33 rough sleepers needed beds. The Prince Rupert [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 7th 2024

During our Christmas shopping trip to Shrewsbury, we intended to have an afternoon cuppa in the Cafe within St Mary’s Church but unfortunately the cafe was closed for refurbishment.
It was a pleasure to see the Jesse Window and the detailed roof panels. Seeing the window reminded us that after a previous visit in December we [...]

7 Comments CherryPie on Dec 10th 2023

The historically significant Flaxmill Maltings was opened to the public this weekend after many years of restoration. We took the opportunity visit both the site and exhibition. The transformation from its former derelict state is impressive. I found the exhibition interesting and informative but thought that it didn’t bring out the historic significance of the [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 12th 2022

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2 Comments CherryPie on Oct 24th 2021