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My entry for this week’s Mundane Monday Challenge is a photo taken in Harlech Castle, North Wales. As for this shot, I quite like the impression of bleakness it conveys.

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Writing Figurative Language

It Can Really Grab Attention

By Annette Rey

I came across a fabulous example of figurative language. It really caught my imagination and drew an enticing picture in my mind. 317 more words


Edward I's Second Wife, Marguerite of France

On November 28, 1290, Eleanor of Castile, Queen of England and wife of Edward I died at the age of 49. Her widower erected 12 statues to mark the procession of her body from Nottingham where she died to Westminster Abbey in London where she was buried. 954 more words

The House Of Plantagenet

Talley Abbey - Bankruptcy and Battles

Hidden away in the Cothi Valley are the ruins of an abbey, but this one has a slightly different history to any of the other monasteries in Wales. 739 more words


Edward I of England

Bed chamber occupied by Edward I of England.

Copyright 2017 – Heaven’s Sunshine
Irene Tron, photographer


Continuing Mowbray Support for Fountains Abbey

Almost 100 years after the death of William de Mowbray his descendants were still supporting Fountains Abbey. In 1332 John de Mowbray, 3rd Baron Mowbray, gave the monks of Fountains around 64 acres of land and 4 homesteads.  299 more words


Inside the Tower of London

Last week’s post concentrated on the outside of the Tower of London; this week I will share some of the photos from the inside of the Tower. 311 more words