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High Bradfield, South Yorkshire - St Nicholas

High Bradfield is up a very steep road, and is a large handsome stone church with wonderful views and sheep in the graveyard.

We visited it on 1st June 2015, and the church was not open. 11 more words

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Great Yarmouth, Norfolk - St Nicholas (Great Yarmouth Minster)

I visited St Nicholas on a bell ringers’ summer outing, on 29th August 2016. Very hot and sunny, beautiful weather. Because we had a timetable, I haven’t got many photos of either the outside of this magnificent building or of the inside . 82 more words

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The Brief(est Things about the) History of Christmas

I’ve been blogging about the history of Christmas since, well, long before it was acceptable to even talk about Christmas. It might have even been August. 269 more words

Live Webcam of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church

«Αν θέλετε ένα υπέρτατο παράδειγμα της κοινής μας σκέψης και της αποφασιστικότητάς μας, δεν χρειάζεται να πάτε πολύ μακριά. Αρκεί να στρέψετε το βλέμμα στη Νέα Υόρκη, στο Ground Zero, εκεί όπου υπήρχαν οι Δίδυμοι Πύργοι, εκεί όπου ανοικοδομείται η ορθόδοξη εκκλησία του Αγίου Νικολάου, όπου πριν από λίγο καιρό δεν υπήρχε τίποτα περισσότερο από ερείπια». 189 more words