An Old Bible in a 1000-year-old Church.

Last week I posted about visiting Stydd Chapel near the village of Ribchester in Lancashire. (see below for link) This tiny chapel dates back almost 1000 years, to the days of the Knights Hospitallers. The bible on the lectern isn’t Read more…

Monday Macro: Even a Flower can have a Bad-Hair Day.

I have two pictures for this weeks Monday Macro…….. …….an elegant, sophisticated, minimalist rose: ………and a sunflower having a bad-hair day: All images ©HelenBushe When I look in the mirror, I kind of identify more with the second picture. How Read more…

An Old Door and its Even Older Predecessor.

While many people have heard of the Knights Templar, most may not know of another similiar order – the Knights Hospitallers. This fighting religious order was also associated with running hospitals for pilgrims in the ‘Holy Land’ during the middle ages. In Lancashire, they came to Read more…

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