We have been out and about again. This last weekend was a long one, although Tude worked Saturday as usual – he had Sunday and Monday off, and we had a lovely time mooching about and visiting places. In fact I have just had a quick count up and realized that on Sunday we visited five churches! Not bad for complete pagans huh?
The thing is, I just love the churches here – ancient and peaceful and reeking of history, they are just marvelous. Most of the ones we visited were way out in the countryside and we had them to ourselves. Several had particular features that attracted us – one because it had a half timbered bell tower, one because it was the site of a fierce battle between the Welsh and the English and you can see the burial mound with trees planted on it where hundreds of the dead were buried.
The other point of interest for us were the Yew trees in the church yards. One of them claims to be five thousand years old!