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A Fresh Take on the Wilderness Experience

Bit busy at the moment, getting ready for a big,big, clear up in the churchyard. A community get together with scouts, school children, moms and dads, grans and grandpas … and folk from the Mosque in a neighbouring town all getting together, showing their love and care for neighbours… 26 more words

Knowing Me Knowing Yew

Three doors up, just over the road, lives our friendly neighbourhood yew tree. The resilient old fellow is over 1600 years old – the oldest in Sussex. 260 more words

South Downs National Park

A Second Helping of Dyserth: Early Churchyard Memorials

In a recent blog, I explored the Viking stone sculpture and later memorials within Dyserth church. Here, I return to report on my brief exploration of Dyserth’s extramural monuments. 317 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory


in the churchyard
sun and rain

While blue and
grey patchwork
the sky

Tilted in one
stiff plane
you slumber

Making an angle
to graveyard… 69 more words


One Day One World Project: 21:00 - 22:00

The Kirkyard in Kirkcudbright

The site of St Cuthbert’s Kirk lies in the older part of the kirkyard in Kirkcudbright. The ancient church was dedicated to Saint Cuthbert, the patron saint of Anglian kingdom of Northumbria. 116 more words


Weeting in Norfolk and its Churches

All Saints with St Mary, Weeting in Norfolk, was a lovely surprise, we had gone to Weeting to explore the remains of the castle.  For the last five years every time we had driven through Weeting and saw the signs for the castle, we kept saying we would visit one day.   639 more words