Archive for the tag 'The Old Palace Hotel'

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, And a light unto my path.
Psalm 119: 105

24 Comments CherryPie on May 17th 2015

There has been a palace on this site for not much short of 1,000 years. From here the medieval bishops ran the huge Diocese of Lincoln, which at that time stretched from the Humber to the Thames and from Cambridgeshire to the edge of the West Midlands. Medieval buildings and romantic ruins are still in evidence [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on May 6th 2015

…Easter Monday

For the second day running breakfast was not being served in the Garden room but in the same room as the previous day. The experience was a lot less chaotic but when my scrambled eggs turned up they were rather overcooked. After breakfast we checked out of the hotel and put our cases in [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Apr 11th 2015

…Easter Eve

Before the alarm went off I awoke to the feeling of a warm presence holding my hands and squeezing them… Soon afterwards the pleasant sound of the Cathedral bells resumed chiming the hours and quarters after being silent overnight.

Breakfast was in the Garden room, although we didn’t see much of the garden due to [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2015

…Good Friday

We set off on our journey on time and the traffic was mostly kind to us. As usual when it was time for lunch there was a dearth of places to stop off for lunch. We eventually came across a farm shop just outside Lincoln where they had a nice selection of sandwiches. After [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Apr 8th 2015