Thatched Cottage England quaint Churchtown village

Q is for Quaint and R is for Reflections

 Monochrome Alphabet: Q and R Q is for Quaint as this  little thatched cottage in the village of Churchtown surely is:   Whilst R is for these Reflections of the apartments and the boat hoist  at Preston Marina :     To see how bloggers worldwide have interpreted Cee’s challenge 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…

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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