A Moment Of Peace At Waverley Abbey

Waverly Abbey was the first Cistercian abbey in England¬†founded in 1128. Unfortunately, being built on a flood plain, it was flooded more than once, leaving the inhabitants at the mercy of poverty and famine. The ruins are sparse but give the impression of how impressive the abbey would have looked in its day. There's a... Continue Reading →

Agatha Christie’s Grave, Cholsey, UK

I've never read any of Christie's books but I'm very aware of her contribution to literature. Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot are legendary characters. I'm especially familiar with the latter thanks to David Suchet's portrayal of him in the TV series my mother loved to watch. Despite her huge success, Agatha Christie is buried in... Continue Reading →

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