VILLAGE LIFE: The Post Office, Christmas, Lancashire , crib

Smile on Saturday: Our Village in December.

Smile on Saturday: Village Life We have only one shop in our village. Last Saturday afternoon lots of us locals gathered here to sing Christmas carols. The vicar blessed the crib, the Christmas tree lights were switched on, after which we sang a few more carols. We were accompanied by Read more…

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves shadows telephone kiosk monochrome Black & White

LOCAL PUB: The Plough at Eaves.

An English Country Pub We have a lot of nice country pubs nearby. In fact I think we  might visit some or all of them for lunches during autumn – all for the purposes of blogging about the experience of course!  (I feel a 10-part series on “LOCAL PUBS” might Read more…

small things monochrome Cee's B&W ChallengeWOODPLUMPTON CHURCH: Swan Vestas Matches

Small Things in Woodplumpton Church

Seeing small things in black-and white in Woodplumpton. For this weeks Black & White Challenge I’ve found some pictures of small things I spotted when visiting St Anne’s Church  in the neighbouring village of Woodplumpton.             Camera : FUJI x100s Settings: ISO 4000, 1/6sec hand Read more…

Lychgate St John the Evangelist's church Lund Parish Clifton village Lancashire

A Bicycle Parked under the Lychgate

A red bicycle sheltering from the rain. I took this picture with my iPhone this morning. I liked the contrast of the modern bicycle parked under the lychgate of our  traditional village church.   When I posted it on Instagram (MiPhoneography) my blogging friend Mitchell  commented on the Lychgate.  (Mitchell’s Read more…

Font Weight, heavy metal, St Annes Church, woodplumton

Heavy Metal in St Anne’s Church, Woodplumpton

Heavy Metal in Church? Forget Guns n’ Roses and Iron Maiden.  I doubt even the appropriately-named  Judas Priest would have had a playlist suitable for this quiet village church. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Metal  I have some photographs of literally heavy metal from yesterday’s visit to a local church. St Anne’s Read more…

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