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Due to Covid-19 the Grand Prix was cancelled leaving Mr C at a loose end. I convinced him that we should go and see the Knife Angel on Sunday afternoon just in case movements around the Telford area are restricted (due to the dreaded virus) in the coming week or two. Neither of us wanted [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 18th 2020

… 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

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 1st 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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