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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Legacy

The little Church of the Holy Cross at Ilam is one of those places that seems to have something to offer every visitor, no matter in what period or area their interest lies. There are stained glass windows that capture … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: A life in pictures

When we had finished looking at the Saxon crosses and the yew trees, we headed into the little Church of the Holy Cross. Even the doorway looked promising, especially as the porch was home to a nest of swallows, darting … Continue reading

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Sidetracked by signs…

I’d had about enough of the Monday morning traffic on the motorway by the time I reached junction ten after three hours drivingThe next was mine, but it always seems to be both an interminable drag and choked with traffic. … Continue reading

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A thousand years of worship… St James’, Avebury

We were greeted by the sight of yet another jackdaw, studiously ignoring the offended pigeon whose headstone it had invaded. There was so much in the body language of these two that any further attempt to understand their various languages … Continue reading

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