Tag Archives: Norwich

Sunday Picture Post: Norwich and its Heath

Fungi season’s begun. So it’s off to Mousehold Heath for us. A bus to Norwich. A walk through the cathedral close Then up the hill. Not high, but sufficiently steep. It’s where Robert Kett and his rebels set camp. (See … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: After the Storm

Last weekend (26th & 27th September) was rain and winds and more rain and yet stronger winds. By Monday (28th September) the wind had blown itself out taking the rain clouds with it. Time for a walk. Marriotts Way, out … Continue reading

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An Early Riser

I’m playing the pun here … The parish of St Lawrence is one of five created (before 1035) from the early Anglo-Saxon foundation of St Gregory. The five parishes are closely strung, 400 yards from one end to the other, … Continue reading

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Stoned and Hammered

With so few titles left in our #2018picoftheweek challenge, finding photos to fit truly has become a challenge. But, at least for this week, I think I’ve snapped it. This jeweller’s shop window caught my eye as I was walking … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #2

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’s some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon … Continue reading

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With the City Spread Before Me

So, I thought, for this week’s #2018picoftheweek why not take a piccy of the city … To the left is Norwich castle built by the invading Normans. The church beside it (moving to right-ward) is St Peter Mancroft, founded by … Continue reading

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Mystery Lady

Who is she, this lady who presides over the south porch portal at All Saints church, Intwood? The photo (#picoftheweek: Mystery) I took because … the light, the preservation, the lichen (there’s even a small cushion of moss on her head), … Continue reading

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Multi-car Pile-up

Not my usual subject when out with the camera, but these cars awaiting scrapage called loudly to me. #2018picoftheweek: Transport

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Norwich Graffiti

There is a wall in the woods on Mousehold Heath, at Norwich. Just a length of wall. It connects to nothing. It’s not the ruin of some old building. In fact, it looks no more than 30-50 years old. Incongruous … Continue reading

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Shall We Meet On The Hilltop

‘Shall we meet on the hilltop, where the four roads meet…’ So sang Marianne Faithful in The Witches Song on her 1979 album, Broken English. The song wasn’t of witches but of the women’s protest community at Greenham Common. And this post … Continue reading

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