Category Archives: Churches

Let loose in Ludlow

On my own today and have driven to Ludlow in Shropshire, complete with its own castle. Must have just missed her. It is another Tudor market down with come very old building.. Lots of lanes and alleys, some of which

Let loose in Ludlow

On my own today and have driven to Ludlow in Shropshire, complete with its own castle. Must have just missed her. It is another Tudor market down with come very old building.. Lots of lanes and alleys, some of which

Led to Ledbury

Today we went to Ledbury in Herefordshire. Brad said it smelt of country, but I couldn’t tell if it was cow or sheep dung. Possibly cow, as there was a great cheese shop, but there are lots of those in

Led to Ledbury

Today we went to Ledbury in Herefordshire. Brad said it smelt of country, but I couldn’t tell if it was cow or sheep dung. Possibly cow, as there was a great cheese shop, but there are lots of those in

St John the Baptist, Burford

It is a beautiful church, despite the drum kit and modern treatment of parts of the interior facilities. Mystery aliens or naive artistry?? Outside, a green cemetery and grand new facility of offices, gallery and tea rooms. Great rear outdoor

St John the Baptist, Burford

It is a beautiful church, despite the drum kit and modern treatment of parts of the interior facilities. Mystery aliens or naive artistry?? Outside, a green cemetery and grand new facility of offices, gallery and tea rooms. Great rear outdoor

Worcester Cathedral

Despite damage by the Puritans, destroying murals and tombs, much beauty remains through the restoration work. The centre-piece is the tomb of King John – my 20th great grandfather.

Worcester Cathedral

Despite damage by the Puritans, destroying murals and tombs, much beauty remains through the restoration work. The centre-piece is the tomb of King John – my 20th great grandfather.

Whooshing through Worcester

Jim left early in the morning and Brad and I spent the day in nearby Worcester on the river Severn. Lots of walking around this delightful town and the canals,with their locks, leading to Birmingham. With 58 locks to pass

Whooshing through Worcester

Jim left early in the morning and Brad and I spent the day in nearby Worcester on the river Severn. Lots of walking around this delightful town and the canals,with their locks, leading to Birmingham. With 58 locks to pass

Madness in Malvern

I’m back visiting my friend Dr Brad Wells in Great Malvern, just an hour or so drive from Bristol. Brad had another Aussie, Jim, staying, so he took us on a tour of Malvern College. And we saw his classroom,

Madness in Malvern

I’m back visiting my friend Dr Brad Wells in Great Malvern, just an hour or so drive from Bristol. Brad had another Aussie, Jim, staying, so he took us on a tour of Malvern College. And we saw his classroom,

Buckfast after breakfast

A beautiful summer day for a visit to an unusual Roman Catholic priory – Buckfast Abbey. The abbey itself was rebuilt in the early part of the last century. A bronze relief within the church attests to the abbot who

Buckfast after breakfast

A beautiful summer day for a visit to an unusual Roman Catholic priory – Buckfast Abbey. The abbey itself was rebuilt in the early part of the last century. A bronze relief within the church attests to the abbot who