Plans are progressing for a new museum to be opened in Winchester in 2012, the year of the London Olympics. The new museum will celebrate the rise and rise of the English language from its roots in the three tribes … Continue reading
With cold days and clear skies giving freezing nights, one benefit is this extraordinary sunset, photographed from Wolvesey View B&B in Winchester.
Its cold outside, really cold! Mid February and it often happens that the coldest part of winter comes later, but we have another three days of glorious sunshine in prospect. Look how beautiful it is in the city right now. … Continue reading
Two monks have spent a week staying in the Close of Winchester helping to deepen the understanding of the shared faith and history we have with Fleury in the Loire. Every day at Evensong prayers are said in the cathedral … Continue reading
"Winchester Cathedral" song, by the New Vaudeville Band. Nb Follows "Peek-a-boo, You’re the one for me" Hope this works!
For years I have wondered about the strange netting, ropes and posts which appear on the field between the city and St Catherine’s Hill. Today I saw a major game, between OTH and Commoners (groupings of houses) with … Continue reading
Today 7 January is the Chinese New Year, this time starting ‘The Year of the Rat’. The Rat starts the sequence of animals after which the years are named. The animals had come to bid farewell to the departing Buddha … Continue reading