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… of the cooling towers

On Friday I climbed the Wrekin Hill, as did many other local people. The Wrekin was a good vantage point to watch the controlled demolition of the iconic cooling towers that have been prominent in the Ironbridge Gorge since the 1960s.
I am sad to see them go, they were part of [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Dec 8th 2019

We arrived in the breakfast room earlier than the previous day and to our relief it was a lot less chaotic. It being the weekend, we indulged in a glass of Prosecco with our breakfast. In my case I paired it with fruit; sadly strawberries were not on the menu.
Suitably replete, we walked to the [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2019

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A Lazy Sunday

The photo I posted yesterday to accompany my ‘Cherie’s Place Thought’ was taken by Mr C whilst we were enjoying a lovely lazy sunday.

Our first port of call was a boatyard near Trevor basin to board a longboat for a leisurely lunch as we travelled along the canal (the lunch experience was a Christmas gift). [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Jul 22nd 2019

Winchester City Mill has stood at the heart of the historic city of Winchester – the capital of Kind Alfred’s Wessex – since Saxon times. With a history of over 1000 years, Winchester City Mill is also the oldest working watermill in the country.
A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, the City [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on May 17th 2019

The holy passion of friendship is of so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring nature that it will last through a whole lifetime…
Mark Twain

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2019

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