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Summer Storm

at the height of the summer thunderstorm
a red balloon
escaped from the village fete

the wind sped it along
the course of the river… 37 more words


Worthenbury Church

On a recent wet Saturday, me and three of my kids visited Worthenbury Church just north-east of Bangor-on-Dee. This is part of the open church network which has a fantastic website outlining the rich and varied churches that can be visited in Wrexham County Borough. 545 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Lets Hear It For The Excentrics

It was a lovely summer’s evening. The birds sang and I felt the need for a convivial pint in my favourite local. I harnessed up the large brindle wolf (sorry guide dog) and set out in search of a cooling beer. 177 more words

Horizontal Stratigraphy and Cremation Switchback in the Welsh Churchyard

Recently I posted about a visit to Pennant Melangell and the shrine of St Melangell. Well, it must be said that this is a fascinating site for its church and internal memorials, but even more so for its churchyard. 669 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Aldworth Church

Aldworth in west Berkshire has a fabulous flint-built church on the Berkshire Downs. Outside is a fabulous churchyard with a cleared, and presumably older, southern side, and a large extended northern side in which the most recent graves are located. 608 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Before the Crepe Myrtles Pass By

My husband got asked after Sunday School if he’d like to help out by painting a deck and trimming deadwood out of a tree. After lunch he asked me if I’d like to go with him to paint, so I grabbed my easel and watercolors. 44 more words

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