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Every situation, every moment is of infinite worth for it is representative of a whole eternity.
John Wofgang Goethe

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 10th 2024

In 1914 the RNAS was a new branch of the Navy. It worked with the latest technology and actively recruited men with engineering backgrounds in order to maintain its aircraft and engines.
The Royal Naval Armoured Car Division used an RNAS depot at Wormwood Scrubbs, in London, and started adapting commandeered motor car chassis. These were [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2024

As I mentioned in my previous post I was unable to view parts of the Peterborough Cathedral due to it being occupied by invaders.
The invaders were animatronic dinosaurs from the National History Museum.  The exhibiton, entitled, ‘T. Rex: The Killer Question’ explored the question of whether T. Rex was a ferocious hunter or just a [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Mar 7th 2024

The Norman Peterborough Cathedral was founded as a monastic community in 654 AD. The Cathedral is the burial place to two queens and the scene of Civil War upheavals.

During our visit the Cathedral was under occupation by a different threat. More on that in my next post.

7 Comments CherryPie on Mar 7th 2024

10 Comments CherryPie on Mar 3rd 2024

Billy Knights, a retired farmer began designing and creating the Water Gardens in 1970 in his 70th year. The site was a damp meadow which became too wet for cattle to graze.
Mr Knights’s son jokingly suggested he should have a water garden, which prompted him to draw out plans (on the back of a piece [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2024

And if there is not any such thing as a long time, nor the rest of your lives, nor from now on, but there is only now, why then now is the thing to praise and I am very happy with it.
Ernest Hemingway

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 4th 2024

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