Chichester Cathedral dominates the town and landscape of the Downs.
The main body of the Cathedral was constructed while Ralph Luffa was Bishop (1091-1123) and it was added to under Bishop Seffrid II, who dedicated the Cathedral in 1199 in honour of the Holy Trinity. Continue reading Chichester Cathedral
A few weeks ago I went to Chichester for a quick trip.
I say ‘a few weeks’ but flicking through these pictures again it looks remarkably like a different species of season!
Remember the warm blanket of sun wrapping itself rapidly round and round you? The permanent sensation of sunglasses on your head? Retrieving a flip flop with the tips of your toes from a firmly horizontal position on a sun lounger in such a way as to not disturb your 99 flake ice cream? Continue reading Weekend in Chichester
We are just past our ankles in September and it is time for a change.
Filled with bold ambition to edge towards a slightly different look, and tired of sporting long lacklustre hair, I went for a lob at the hairdresser.
I wish I could say it was down to some shrewd fashion forecasting on my part, that I went in armed with a scrapbook full of notions of a mane designed to rouse the motions, but, before I could get comfortable in my push-up chair, my hairdresser simply barked ‘Lob!’ at me. Continue reading Lob Haircut
August has been a very exciting month for reading new poems, with the release of two collections from two poetry powerhouses: ‘Falling Awake’ by Alice Oswald and ‘The Remedies’ by Katharine Towers. Continue reading ‘Falling Awake’ and ‘The Remedies’ Poetry
Castle Howard took over 100 years to build.
It is the private home of the Howard family. Continue reading Castle Howard
Day two of our York trip took us to the breathtaking York Minster.
Continue reading York Minster
This was news to me: it takes less than two hours to get to York from London King’s Cross.
So it’s the perfect place for a mid-week break.
Continue reading Trip to York