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…

Meg's Shelton's Boulder witch Fylde Hag Woodplumpton Lancashire village churchyard

The Witch is Escaping from her Grave! Quick, get a Boulder!

“The Witch is Escaping from her Grave! Quick, get a Boulder!” Now, whilst these might not be the exact words spoken on that fateful day in 1705 when Meg Shelton, the Fylde Witch, escaped from her grave for the SECOND time, someone must have said something like it. Meg Shelton, aka Read more…

Tree Framing Church monochrome Black&white gravestones churchyard

C is for Churchyard and Church Spire

C is for Churchyards and Church Spires I went out this morning looking for a witch’s grave.  Meg Shelton, known as the “Fylde Hag” or the “Fylde Witch” was  buried in 1705 in the churchyard at St Anne’s Church in the nearby village of Woodplumpton.  And I found it! I Read more…

Our Parish Church , St John the Evangelist,

…..and the lens today is 18mm…

I’ve been thinking recently that I’ve been relying too much on my iPhone both for taking pictures and for editing them. It’s all too easy! But I don’t want to forget how to use a “grown-up” camera and Photoshop. So today I put 18mm lens on my Fuji xPro-1 and Read more…

Down the Lane

Our Village Lanes

Around our Village This morning’s walk started at our front door and took us along some of the many lanes around here. Because it’s so close to home I’ve not thought of this route as a real “walk” before, more like an hour’s “functional exercise”. But just because it’s literally Read more…

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