Monthly Archives: July 2012

Cambridgeshire part 2: Ely Cathedral

I was in a rotten mood when I got to Ely Cathedral.  It was raining again, as it had rained for the 4 previous days of our one-week holiday.  We somehow managed to take the wrong road to the cathedral … Continue reading

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The bells! The bells!

Up in the morning’s no for me, up in the morning early…  but somehow I managed to get onto a train at 7:15 to make sure I was in good time for All The Bells in Edinburgh this morning at … Continue reading

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Cambridgeshire part 1: Wicken Fen

Cambridgeshire is flat. Like, really really weirdly disconcertingly flat. I’d forgotten how flat (it’s a good few years since I’ve been to Cambridge and I’ve never been anywhere else in the county). I was intrigued to read about the fens … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Ledbury in pictures

This is my final post for a while because I’m off down south again, but here are some pictures of my Ledbury trip – almost all taken on the one nice day! And of course there was the little lamb … Continue reading

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Lies, all lies

As promised in the last part of my Ledbury poetry festival round-up, I’m returning to the subject of lies. Two of the workshops I went to last week talked about telling lies in poetry.  The first was a Bill Manhire … Continue reading

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Ledbury Poetry Festival: Part 2

I deliberately kept the events I pre-booked at Ledbury Poetry Festival down to about one a day, so I didn’t get overwhelmed.  Since I was attending 5 workshops over the week, overdoing it was definitely a risk.  Also, I was … Continue reading

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