Archive for the tag 'Wellington'

My first walk into Wellington, on Saturday afternoon was a mission to see a recently painted Christmas Tree window that I had noticed on a local website.  The town was buzzing as I walked through it, with people taking part in the activities leading up to ‘the turning on’ of the Christmas lights later that [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Nov 27th 2021

The Cock Hotel in Wellington has been in the process of refurbishment for some time. In recent days as we drove past we noticed that the refurbishment was moving more quickly.
This inspired me to read up about the developments and plans inspiring me to walk to the Cock Hotel to see the results of [...]

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VE Day

Today is the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the public holiday that was celebrated in Britain on 8th May 1945 marking the end of WWII. As a sign of respect a two minute silence was observed at my place of work.

Huge crowds gathered in London on the following day. At 3pm Churchill made a radio [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 8th 2015

As part of the Easter celebrations my local parish church erects a wooden cross and adorns it with flowers. This is done by the congregation just before the Easter morning service. I think it is a lovely idea and little children bring flowers to place on the Easter Cross. The Church ‘Flower Ladies’ help to [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 7th 2015

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