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Cathedral or Minster?

How I hated (as a school child) trudging to Southwell Minster in the winter for our weekly assemblies.  Sitting in the pews, I can still recall how the cold would seep through our bodies, until our numb fingers, like blocks of ice, would be shaking as we held the hymn book; desperately craving the warmth of the classroom! 185 more words

Cathedral Town Or City

England: Leeds & York

Before I went to see my cousins in Sutton, I visited Katie in Leeds last weekend. I arrived in Leeds pretty late on Friday night because the winds in Leeds were so strong that we had to take a plane to Manchester instead. 139 more words

Bishops Visit - York the city of the Viking - Evensong at York Minster

After Bothwell we travelled down to York where stayed at the Hotel Noir. A descent hotel, reasonable cost, with lots of character and an easy walk to the old city. 300 more words

Bishop's Visit

What if?...

I am nearly finished writing my first novel (about Richard of course!) and there is a section where the question “What if Richard III had won the battle of Bosworth?” is asked. 254 more words

This is my year - #9 - 090115

Argh, a little backed up! Here’s Friday’s post.

Here’s another panorama from our trip through the UK, I am definitely having fun playing with the more technical images! 204 more words

This Is My Year

Long, long, long drives!

Hello again. I hope you all had a good Christmas because I surely did. I got lots of electronic presents like a tablet and a wireless speaker and remote controlled helicopter.So far I have been enjoying all the time I have to play with them but my time to play has been cut short by our adventures. 832 more words