Tag Archives: Norfolk Churches

Into The Woods

Oh yay! Although the sun’s hiding, yet spring is truly come. We take the bus from Great Yarmouth to the small town of Acle on the far side of the grazing marshes. Most of our route will be off-road. But … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Land of My Fathers’

Monday 8th March dawns misty and cold. But we’ve arranged to do this 10-mile walk from Acle via Upton to South Walsham (home in 1817 to my many-times great-grandpa, John Self Brown) and back, and so we will.  The bus takes … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: From High to Low

17th September, 7:00 am, caught a bus to Norwich, and another from Norwich to Poringland… which is situated at the second-highest area in Norfolk. From there we walked downhill all the way to the Tas Valley. My eyes were keened … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Treading in my Several-Times-Great-Grandma’s Steps

Saturday 22nd August, I shod myself in walking shoes, equipped myself with food and water, and caught the 6:30 am bus out of Great Yarmouth. At Norwich, I caught another bus to arrive at Newton Flotman by 7:40 am. It … Continue reading

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Capitals and Columns

Alas, still unable to wander wide and free; still must draw upon my stores. There is a triangle of land in SE Norfolk tucked between the river and road where, in Days Gone By, the parishioners hired the services of … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Church Flowers

On 21st April 2018 our walk took us past three village churches. And of course, we popped in…

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Where Shall I Sit?

I’m claiming this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title: All in a Row which I’m sure you’ll agree qualifies. [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia] But what, you ask, is sedilia? It is what’s otherwise known as the Priests’ Bench or … Continue reading

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Under the Arches

I claim this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title Three of a Kind [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge  see MariaAntonia] Wymondham Abbey was founded in 1107 by William d’Aubigny ‘Pincerna’, butler to Henry I, to serve as Benedictine monastery with attached … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #8

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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A Call to Arms

In Intwood churchyard there lies a grave, fancily enclosed with a wrought iron grille made shades of green by Nature’s hand. Moss obscures whatever inscription once was there yet leaves for us a useful clue. A coat of arms. The … Continue reading

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