Category Archives: Warwickshire

OTD: The Birth and Death of Shakepeare

On this day (or a day close to it), the famous English playwright William Shakespeare was born. Unfortunately the exact date is unknown but the 23rd is the date celebrated around the world. The house where he was supposedly born … Continue reading

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Malvern Priory

Continuing where we left off… One of the reasons for my visit to Great Malvern was to see Malvern Priory, and I was not disappointed. What is the difference between a Priory and a Cathedral? The internet gave me this … Continue reading

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Oh great! it’s Great Malvern (1)

Great Malvern….  it really is great. I know because on this last day of my leave the weather finally cleared and I was able to get there. How do you get there? in my case I bussed to Evesham and … Continue reading

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Buried Him Among Kings

Last night, while reading about the Unknown Soldier, it struck me that I had seen the graves of at least 3 kings. I am not a royalty fan as a rule, because a lot of the misery in this world … Continue reading

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Worcester Cathedral

The reason behind my “Waddle Through Worcester” was really to see Worcester Cathedral, or, as it is properly known: “The Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Mary the Virgin of Worcester”.  Like so many cathedrals it is large, beautiful … Continue reading

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