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What happens when ecclesiastical excess intertwines with municipal mania?
Well, I mean aside from the Spanish Inquisition, the Thirty-Years War, the Crusades, the Salem Witch Trials, Islamic State, Utah, etc.
More aesthetic outcomes include the occasional Colossal Cathedral! And in medieval …
Weather: Lovely, warm, sunny.
The plan for today was some preparation for Sue's birthday party here on Sunday afternoon. Sue's son Stuart came and helped put up 2 borrowed gazebos in the garden and set up tables in the conservatory. He was here for morning tea and a relaxing lunch. After Stuart left we two girls, with dog Dove went for a short drive to Boddington Reservoir to walk around it, which took about an hour. This reservoir is ...
... to Belas Knap an ancient monument. If the English use the descriptor 'ancient' you know it's really old. They are pretty liberal with 'antique', 'aged' and terms like 'ye olde' but ancient means that - ancient. Belays Knap is 'just' a mound that was uncovered by a farmer,whilst ploughing his field but it's dated at 5500 BC and contains the remains (as if they would alive!) of at least 5 individuals. It's quite a site and a welcome landmark because it's at the top of a long ...
... metal 'staple' looking bits? I'm going soft, these are easy today.
4. What is the pence value of each of these 6 coins? A bonus point will be given if you can give the pence value for the total coins. (Neil and Sarah and UK residents can only have half a bonus point for a correct answer) answers must be from left hand side to right hand side coins.
See you soon, good quizzing.
... business. It was fascinating to see through the house and also to watch some actors doing snippets of Shakespeare's work on the first floor. Somehow I got roped into one of these and I think I was being defended in a court of law, though the comments on my face and guilt weren't entirely positive. Still it was fun.
We then went to the house that Suzanna shared with her husband, John Hall, who was a doctor, though possibly not as we would think of ...