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Wall paintings at Romsey Abbey

On a recent visit to Romsey Abbey I was reminded once again of how wrong my view of life in the Middle Ages is. When I went into the abbey I saw that the walls were just grey stone and it’s easy to assume that they’re unchanged since the church was built in the twelfth century, but that’s not the case. 440 more words

Fourteenth Century

Cottesmore, Rutland

The Church of St Nicholas, Cottesmore, Rutland

Photo taken : 04 September 2016

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Stretton, Rutland

The Church of St Nicholas, Stretton, Rutland

Photo taken : 04 September 2016

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Back to Croatia

I’m off for the northern hemisphere once again in two weeks’ time.  Beautiful Croatia is our host country once more.  We’ll stay at the same Hotel Croatia, built during Tito’s reign on the edge of the Adriatic at Cavtat. 183 more words


A Family Tour of Notre Dame's Basilica

“Since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses,
let us also lay aside every weight…” (Heb. 12.1).

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A Tour of Xela and the First Week

The tour bus bumped and jostled over cracked streets with arrow signs that read “una via”, one way, posted high up the corner buildings. There are not road signs on every corner and often the street would curve right or left until it seemed like we were several streets over from where we started, but I would finally see a street sign on a corner house and it would be the same street we had started on. 3,047 more words