The Three Castles, Part 3: White Castle

So this is it, the final in the three part journey through the Three Castles, done in the extremely academic and scientific way of "saving the best to last", at least in my opinion! Once more I will spare you all a lengthy introduction as, again, White Castle shared a lot of its experiences with … Continue reading The Three Castles, Part 3: White Castle

The Three Castles, Part Two: Skenfrith

Well here we are again. I'll spare you all the usual preamble due to a 50/50 mix of everything I wrote in part one is still relevant, and it also hasn't been several months since the last post. That being said and done, it is time to just dive on in to castle number two … Continue reading The Three Castles, Part Two: Skenfrith

St Mary’s Church, Kempley; ‘England’s Sistine Chapel’

As much as I wish that I could claim the title as wholly original, credit must be given to Simon Jenkins piece in The Guardian in 2008 that called Kempley 'England's Sistine Chapel'. However it is a title that is more than deserved. After having been dragged out of bed by my family and carted around Gloucestershire, … Continue reading St Mary’s Church, Kempley; ‘England’s Sistine Chapel’