Today I had some business in Chester. Having some spare time I visited the cathedral and found something I managed to miss on my last visit.
I said I would post some images of the interior to St Helen’s church, Tarporley. I am not one for religion, but I do recognise the importance of the churches in our history and the great length of continuity the church provides.
The inscription on the Lych Gate reads: Let thy loving Spirit lead me forth into the land of righteousness, which seems to be from Psalm 143, though “me” is replaced by “them”.
But, as I don’t recall any mention in Sunday School, who was St Helen and why a dedication in Cheshire?
Just a few pictures of Tarporley, Cheshire, where I am renting an apartment. The weather has been changeable and often rather damp. Continue reading “Swanning around”
Last week I stayed at Summerfield, just outside Kidderminster. On Wednesday I doubled up boat-hunting with a trip to Worcester. Here are few pictures of the cathedral and a few other things that caught my eye.
My main objective was Diglis Basin, but as I approached the cathedral the rain began. But first, one of the city’s famous residents. Continue reading “Worcester”
A bit of family history, well someone’s family history, at least.
On my way back from Stratford-upon-Avon Parkway station, I passed the overgrown St Peters Graveyard in Bishopton. Having plenty of time I thought I would mooch about. Continue reading “Gone, but (not quite) forgotten”
(I began writing this on Friday last: please bear with me.)
“Where?!”, I hear you chorus. Continue reading “A postcard from Carlton Miniott”