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    The Window View in March

    Colour is beginning to creep into the Window View with the fresher greens of growing grass and touches of yellow from the daffodils, primroses and celandines. Even though it is cloudy today, the light seems stronger than last month, picking out the greens of the ivy and moss on the ash tree. The Window View has been further enhanced by…

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    Online card shop

    We now have a ‘shop’ page where you can purchase greetings cards and packs of postcards online. They feature a variety of images of Christ Church and flowers from our ‘Secret Garden’ photographed by Natalie. Payment is processed securely through PayPal. Proceeds from the sale of these cards will go towards opening Christ Church to the public.  Please see the…

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    Restoration of the entrance porch

      For the past couple of months we have been restoring the entrance porch on the south side of the nave. If you follow our Facebook or Instagram page you will have seen this in progress and now we are very pleased to show it to you – all finished! Historically the entrance porch has been very prone to damp…

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      Mother and Child in Lady Violet’s window. A Mothering Sunday themed Image of the Week.

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    Farewell apple… and hello oak

      This month concludes our year ‘following’ the apple tree in the churchyard. It has been fascinating watching it subtly change over the seasons. We were full of optimism that the extra light and air that the apple tree was getting that we may be in for a good harvest. However the tree suffered blossom wilt which resulted in just…

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      Thinning out of the boundary hedge has resulted in an improved view of the church. Image of the Week #128

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    February in pictures

      :: ‘top coat’ lime plastering in the entrance porch : long plastering days : lime washing tools :: :: filling up the log shed : LOVE : garden clearing :: :: signs of spring : finishing touches to the entrance porch : preparing to launch our online shop :: We regularly post snaps of our restoration journey over on…

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    The first of the daffodils are on their way – happy St David’s Day!  Image of the Week #127