Daily Archives: January 31, 2015

Discovering Albion – day 4: An Irish saint in Lancashire

We climbed up the ruins of St Patrick’s Chapel, built in the 8th or 9th century. Legend has it that it commemorates the landing of St Patrick of Ireland and although it was constructed many years after his death, it … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Off the motorway…

We’d done well so far. We deserve some credit for that. For once we hadn’t deviated from our original…if somewhat vague… plans. It was never going to last, of course. Like all good stories, we’d decided on a beginning a … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 4: Saxon crosses

There is a saying that ‘mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noonday sun’. It was barely daylight, there was no sun, only a thin, white blanket over the world. But our sanity with this trip had already been … Continue reading

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