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Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.
George Bernard Shaw

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 28th 2021

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Edmund Hilary

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 21st 2021

Sherborne Old Castle is a romantic 12th-century ruin set in beautiful grounds next to New Sherborne Castle.
After withstanding two sieges during the Civil War, only the Southwest Gatehouse and parts of the castle, including the Great Tower and the North Range, now survive. Loved by Sir Walter Ralegh, he leased the castle but when he [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 21st 2021

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 14th 2021

The Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul is situated next to Muchelney Abbey so we took the opportunity to visit after exploring the Abbey. As we entered we were surprised to see a groom with his best man and ushers and noticed that the church was all decked out ready for a wedding. [...]

9 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2021

Muchelney Abbey is an English Heritage property in the village of Muchelney in the Somerset Levels, England. The site consists of ruined walls showing the layout of the abbey buildings constructed from the 7th to 16th and the remaining intact Abbott’s House. It is next to the parish church in which some of the fabric of the abbey [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2021

…the birthplace of vaccination

On my first visit to Berkeley Castle in 2019 I visited the adjacent museum that was formerly Dr Jenner’s house. The museum displays explain  how he became the pioneer of vaccinations.  He experimented with the mild disease of cowpox leading him to find way to counteract the devastating disease of Smallpox.

The smallpox [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2021

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