Local:Favourite Photo 2016 and Medieval Political Correctness


Favourite Photo 2016 and Medieval Political Correctness I suppose its that time of the year when we all look back a little as well as forwards to review the “best bits” of the previous year. So, best overall holiday was in Burgundy, best city visited was Budapest, best winemaker visited, best book read, etc etc. A … Continue reading Local:Favourite Photo 2016 and Medieval Political Correctness

Local:Churches as history teachers


Did you know that in medieval times the interior walls of churches were painted with the equivalent of PowerPoint presentations for a congregation who couldn't read, or that lych gates were built at church entrances to store corpses before burial and that the word "lych" is old Saxon for corpse? Or that locally, John Keble … Continue reading Local:Churches as history teachers