Spring has sprung in the churchyard with primroses popping up everywhere. And the first bumble bee and butterfly of the year has been spotted. Image of the Week #176
A glimpse of the town while cleaning the central stained glass window in the Apse. One of the perks of high level work is seeing the views that only past builders and craftsmen have seen (actually that is the only perk!). Image of the Week #175
:: skirting completes the landing : tidying the garden : half term adventures :: :: apse restoration begins : before cleaning the stained glass : (too) high up :: :: ‘champing’ : installing the loft ladder : spring comes to the churchyard ::
Daffodils in time for St David’s day next week. Image of the Week #174
On the Nature Table in February – lichens on bare branches, primroses (my favourites) which are popping up all over the churchyard and lesser celandines.
‘Brilliance’ Gently cleaning the stained glass in the Apse. (While standing precariously on a ledge, harnessed to a pillar, and concentrating very hard not to fall off. The slightly terrifying side of Christ Church Living!) It looks brilliant though! Image of the Week #173
Admiring the decorative detail of the Apse, while preparing to erect scaffolding and begin the internal restoration of this area (though leaving these panels and stonework well alone!). Image of the Week #172
March will see the introduction of our new opening times. Part of the nave will be open to visitors every Friday 12-3pm and on the first Sunday of the month 1-4pm (starting Sunday 6th March).
The first of the daffodils in the churchyard ~ looking out over the town. Image of the Week #171