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Tuesday July 28th 

Where did we go? St John’s (ruined) Church, Boughton

Who came? Kathy, Jean and Minnie

What was it like? After a showery day it was still quite cold but got brighter as the evening went on, with a lovely sunset and beautiful skies. 29 more words


monday verse: an arundel tomb

Side by side, their faces blurred,
The earl and countess lie in stone,
Their proper habits vaguely shown
As jointed armour, stiffened pleat,
And that faint hint of the absurd— 155 more words

Out And About

Buried in time - 'a mass of mortality'.

It’s twenty-five years since the great storm of 25 January 1990 toppled the Great Yew in Selborne churchyard. This celebrated tree, mentioned by Gilbert White in… 532 more words


The Great Age of Mary

I really should read the gravestones that I record, but I was really surprised I missed this one.  This grave is a double header of Mr John Howels and his wife Mary Howels.   73 more words


The Cimitero delle Porta Sante in Florence, Italy

One of the most enjoyable things about travel is the serendipitous discoveries that add so greatly to the experience. Obviously Florence, Italy is a city overflowing with memorable “must see” attractions, from Michelangelo’s  349 more words


20th June - Wild Strawberries and Churchyard

Today we walked to a small churchyard near us and looked at the lovely wildflower garden that grows there.  We saw lots of different types of flowers.  126 more words

Cemeteries and Their Beauty

This morning I was stunned to discover that in roughly a week it will  have been seven years since I left and traveled to Oxford, England, which was also my first time to travel outside the United States. 366 more words