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…on Easter Sunday

The Church of St Swithun upon Kingsgate has been a place of worship for more than 750 years. The church, built in the middle ages is located above the medieval Kingsgate, one of the principle entrances to the city. The church is unusual in that it forms part of the city wall.
From Wikipedia:

The [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 26th 2019

On our Easter break we stayed in the Wykeham Arms and our allocated room was the ‘Post Box’.

The ‘Post Box’ room is situated above the the old victorian post box which gives the room its name:

Your room ‘The Post Box’ is named after the 1854 Victorian wall letter box over which it sits. As one [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2019

Winchester City Mill has stood at the heart of the historic city of Winchester – the capital of Kind Alfred’s Wessex – since Saxon times. With a history of over 1000 years, Winchester City Mill is also the oldest working watermill in the country.
A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, the City [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on May 17th 2019

Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Jennie Jerome Churchill

12 Comments CherryPie on May 5th 2019

I had a pre breakfast walk, retracing my steps from the previous evening on the off chance that I might spot the missing Radley charm. As expected, I didn’t but I enjoyed walking in the early morning sunshine along the almost deserted streets of Winchester.
When breakfast arrived it was not as we expected. Yesterday the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 3rd 2019

A miracle happened, after picking up my mum, we actually set off on our journey to Winchester on time!  The SatNav was programmed for the Eco route and we were taken through some lovely leafy lanes where the glorious sunshine highlighted the green leaves and pink blossoms. We stopped off for lunch at the Garden [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 30th 2019

Love is the flower of life, and blossoms unexpectedly and without law, and must be plucked where it is found, and enjoyed for the brief hour of its duration.
D. H. Lawrence

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 28th 2019

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