It’s quite something to be right next to a part of the church that is meant to be viewed from afar. Image of the Week #153
The leaves are beginning to turn and the window view has an autumnal feel to it.
Autumn fruitfulness in the churchyard. Image of the Week #152
The misty mornings highlight all the cobwebs on the gravestones. It would appear that spiders are big fans of the cross stones, with those perfect right angles to build their webs. Image of the Week #151 As I write, we are sitting down with a cup of tea after a busy open day. Thank you to everyone who came…
The last of our summer Sunday open days is this weekend.
The on going painting of the House progresses with the ‘master bedroom’ walls all finished! And the tower scaffold which has been in this room for years is down, making the room feel much bigger! The original church walls have been lime washed and the new walls painted in Farrow & Ball’s ‘Pointing’. As the walls get painted, Karl follows…
There is a lot of rustling sounds coming from the oak tree at the moment from, I suspect, squirrels beginning to munch on the acorns. There is debris from their actions covering the ground underneath the tree, even on top of gravestones. The galls are still prolific, with some turning brown as the grubs inside develop. …
One of the joys of living in an historic building is finding maker’s marks, a real link to the craftsmen of the past. While we were sitting on the doorstep the other day, Fred spotted C B D stamped on the ornate door hinge. Image of the Week #150
:: holidaying in the Brecon Beacons : summer walks : Owen in his new uni home :: :: rainy day scalextric in the apse : blackberrying : participating in the local show :: :: building workshop walls : scaffolding comes down in the bedroom : steels go up in the workshop ::
The view past the churchyard boundary is almost hidden. This corner of the churchyard becomes very shaded at this time of year.