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Love’s mysteries in souls do grow, But yet the body is his book.
John Donne

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 12th 2017

Sometimes, the love we are looking for is right in front of us, too close for the eyes to see.
Let your heart do the searching.
From ‘a Thousand Paths to love’ by David Baird

PS; The sign in the photo states ‘PLEASE KEEP TO THE PATH‘

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 26th 2017

Much of the right-hand court is occupied by the privy garden created by Dudley for the queen. Now known as the Elizabethan Garden, it has recently been recreated on the basis of archaeological evidence and an account of the 1575 festivities by Robert Langham.
Like the queen, visitors approach through the keep’s forebuilding, which was remodelled [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Feb 22nd 2017

Kenilworth Castle stands on a low hill that was once at the heart of a 1,600 hectare (4,000 acre) park and surrounded by a vast man-made lake. The spectacular ruins, built mostly from the local red sandstone, reveal much of its medieval and Tudor past.
The castle is approached from the south by a causeway that [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2017

I couldn’t quite get the angle to frame the moon and the cathedral in the same photograph. I could have done with a bit of time but my companion would probable have got bored and impatient whilst I wandered around for the perfect angle.
The second photo shows the top of one of the trees from [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 16th 2017

This delightful wooden ram is situated above the the Smith England Hairdressing Salon.

The wooden ram above dates from the shop’s former use by Stonehenge Woolen Industries, set up in the early C20th by Catherine Lovibond, with the aim of regenerating the rural economy. The firm continued in business till 1959. *

The ram was recently renewed [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 14th 2017

During my July visit to Salisbury I was rather taken with Roly’s Fudge Pantry’s presentation of Stonehenge. An article from the Salisbury Journal provided more information:

STONEHENGE has had a tasty makeover in time for National Fudge Day which takes place today [June 16, 2016].
Roly’s Fudge Pantry has unveiled what is dubbed as ‘Fudgehenge’ for the [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2017

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