Archive for the tag 'WW1'

We arrived at breakfast to find that we had missed the rush and as a bonus we were seated in a quiet area well away from the buffet table.
Our destination for the day was Hartlepool, but before setting off we took a stroll along the river starting from a point next to our hotel. I [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Oct 1st 2021

After breakfast, which was was busier but less chaotic than the previous day, we drove to Raby Castle. As the weather was fair when we arrived we chose to visit the gardens and grounds. We started with the walled garden then walked around the lower lake taking in views of the castle.

When we arrived at [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 30th 2021

The original Short S27 was equipped with a Gnome rotary engine. This replica in the Fleet Air Arm Museum is fitted with a similar Gnome Le Rhone engine and representative propeller to illustrate the appearance of the aircraft in service.*

Early aircraft wings were usually covered with a fabric such as linen. This fabric was painted [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 23rd 2021

Burrow Mump is a hill and historic site overlooking Southlake Moor in the village of Burrowbridge within the English county of Somerset. It is a scheduled monument, with the ruined church on top of the hill a Grade II listed building.
The hill stands at a strategic location overlooking the point where the River Tone and the old course of the River Cary [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jul 14th 2021

The memorial commemorates the residents of Knaresborough who were killed or missing in World War I (155 names) and World War II (54 names).

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 23rd 2020

…and in the morning,

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2020

…tricking Mr C into a short walk

On Saturday afternoon we visited Buildwas Abbey which turned out be more brief than we had intended. Parts are inaccessible at the moment due to renovations and barriers closing off areas due to Covid-19. Just after we arrived a photographer turned up and whilst taking our own photographs we [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 21st 2020

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