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Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.
G. K. Chesterton

No Comments CherryPie on May 12th 2024

The Stations of the Cross refers to a series of images depicting Jesus on the day of his crucifixion and accompanying prayers.  The stations grew out of imitations of Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem which is believed to be the actual path Jesus walked to Mount Calvary.  The object of the stations is to help the Christian faithful to make a spiritual pilgrimage through contemplation of the Passion of Christ.
In [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 18th 2024

For our last breakfast in Stratford, we were seated in a beautiful sunny window where we lingered a while soaking up the sunshine.
After leaving the hotel I photographed the garden and our room windows from outside. Our room was on the same side as the room we stayed in previously but high at the front [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 25th 2024

Once again, I chose some pick and mix options from the full English breakfast. It was interesting to see that the items were presented differently by the chef of that morning.

We drove the short distance to Evesham hoping to visit St Lawrence’s Church. After picking up leaflets from the Tourist Information office, we arrived to [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 24th 2024

Breakfast was lovely but just as quirky as I remembered it. The continental breakfast options were even more limited than they were on our previous visit where meats and cheese were available but no bread. This time there was no bread, cheese or meats, just fruit and cereals and a token croissant and cake. However, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2024

We had a good journey after setting off later than intended. We arrived in Stratford in time for lunch in Huffkins where I couldn’t resist the warmed almond croissant.

After lunch we walked to the butterfly farm where we found the butterflies were more active than they had been on our previous visits in 2022. We [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 22nd 2024

Wilderness is the raw material out of which man has hammered the artifact called civilization.
Aldo Leopold

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 17th 2024

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