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Sheffield Cathedral is the oldest building in Sheffield still in daily use. Formerly the Parish Church of Sheffield, it was granted Cathedral status in 1914 – however the history of Christianity on this site goes back over 1000 years.
Like many churches, Sheffield Cathedral is a building which has many stories to tell. It tells [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 14th 2020

The Peace Gardens area was originally the churchyard of St Paul’s Church, which was built in the 18th century. The church was built to accommodate Sheffield’s increasing population, which had outgrown the capacity of the Parish Church (which is now the Anglican Cathedral).
A wealthy local goldsmith called Robert Downs paid for St Paul’s Church to [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2020

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 5th 2020

… A solo walk in pictures

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 25th 2020

I was subliminally aware as I drifted in and out of sleep that there was a lot of activity going on in the hotel rooms and corridors. After a while I found my glasses and a torch (the room was dark) and looked at my watch to see what time it was. It was 8.15, [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2020

Time expands, then contracts, and in tune with the stirrings of the heart .
Haruki Murakami

16 Comments CherryPie on Feb 16th 2020

Feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep, it was time for breakfast. The cooked-to-order breakfast was delicious although I missed my fresh fruit options for a pre-breakfast starter.
After breakfast Mr C attended Vapnartak 2020 (a wargames show). It was my plan to walk York City walls whilst he was enjoying his hobby and despite the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 15th 2020

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