Sabbatical 2013 england & scotland

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Sabbatical 2013 england & scotland

  1. 1. Holly’s sabbatical 2013 Walking & Drawing in England & Scotland
  2. 2. A prayer from St. Bede for the sabbatical
  3. 3. Ready to go!
  4. 4. London from the roof restaurant of the National Portrait Gallery
  5. 5. First sketch of the sabbatical, passing time in the Vodafone store!
  6. 6. Sloane Square fountain – striving for perspective
  7. 7. My first Eucharist in England at the great 19th century Arts-&-Crafts Movement church, Holy Trinity, Sloane Square
  8. 8. St. Kyneburgha’s, Castor, Peterborough Our great-grandmother’s baptism happened here in 1879
  9. 9. My siblings and their spouses honor our grandmother Aglae Lyman’s new headstone
  10. 10. The Rev. Canon William Burke with our great-grandmother’s baptism register; Her family’s 17th century home, Castor House
  11. 11. The Castor House Dovecote
  12. 12. Peterborough Cathedral for evensong
  13. 13. On to Oundle, Northamptonshire to walk the Nene Way
  14. 14. Signing into the Nene Way
  15. 15. Public footpath leads to the Saxon church at Cotterstock
  16. 16. Quiet moods of the Oundle River
  17. 17. St. Peter’s threshold, inside & out
  18. 18. The Ship Inn, a good pub
  19. 19. And good pub food! Lancashire sausage & mashed, and berry pudding with custard
  20. 20. Sky? Or water on the Oundle?
  21. 21. Canal boat navigates the lock on the Nene
  22. 22. The Elizabethan Gallery at the Talbot Hotel
  23. 23. Peterborough train station café
  24. 24. The medieval city of York
  25. 25. The ancient walls of York
  26. 26. The York Shambles
  27. 27. The Cathedral & University town of Durham
  28. 28. Outside the Cathedral Close – St. Mary the Less for Evening Prayer
  29. 29. The Castle holds the University
  30. 30. Evensong with the girls’ choir @ Durham Cathedral nave & the encircling River Wear
  31. 31. Moods of the Wear River
  32. 32. Stairs replace streets.. And I sketch them at the restaurant at the top
  33. 33. Walking the River Wear to Crook Hall
  34. 34. Sheep & June grain along the River Wear
  35. 35. The blessed Godric’s hermitage on the River Wear
  36. 36. On To Edinburgh to sing Handel ode
  37. 37. Arthur’s Seat and the view of Edinburgh from the top
  38. 38. Two Sundays at St. Giles Cathedral & the Royal Mile
  39. 39. Georgian Edinburgh New Town: Scotland St.
  40. 40. Old Town Edinburgh and trying for New Town perspective
  41. 41. A trip to Fife: St. Andrews medieval pilgrimage site
  42. 42. A passerby takes a snap… and on to Falkland Palace
  43. 43. Greyfriars Bobby Pub and Rehearsal with LA Master Chorale’s Grant Gershon
  44. 44. Handel’s L’Allegro ed il Pensieroso at Greyfriars Kirk…& two happy sopranos
  45. 45. Princes Street Gardens & tea at the National Gallery
  46. 46. Farewell to Edinburgh
  47. 47. From Edinburgh to Iona, across Scotland
  48. 48. On to retreat on the island of Iona
  49. 49. Arriving on Iona off the ferry
  50. 50. The ferry as I saw it from my hotel window
  51. 51. Iona Abbey & village from the Iona “I”
  52. 52. St. Columba’s Bay on Iona, and in my interpretation
  53. 53. Iona Abbey, prayers at 9 AM and 9 PM daily
  54. 54. The island of Staffa
  55. 55. Puffins & basalt columns on Staffa
  56. 56. Fingal’s Cave
  57. 57. The Iona “I” from the water
  58. 58. Bishop’s House chapel
  59. 59. Prayer in the Abbey chapel
  60. 60. Abbey altar
  61. 61. The side aisle of the Abbey
  62. 62. Iona the last morning
  63. 63. Crossing Mull & Highlands Scotland
  64. 64. A glimpse of Glasgow: Charles Rennie Mackintosh The Lighthouse The Mackintosh Rose
  65. 65. Glasgow School of Art
  66. 66. Back to County Durham
  67. 67. Hardwick Country Park, County Durham
  68. 68. Newcastle upon Tyne – the Sage Theatre
  69. 69. Durham City again
  70. 70. Durham Castle from Silver St. bridge
  71. 71. Durham skyline from the Wear River
  72. 72. Lastingham Church on the North Yorkshire moors
  73. 73. 12th century crypt chapel opens in the nave center aisle
  74. 74. Chanted Vespers at Ampleforth Abbey Benedictine monastery in North Yorkshire
  75. 75. Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire
  76. 76. Hiking in Weardale, County Durham
  77. 77. Lindisfarne Island
  78. 78. Lindisfarne Castle & garden, and Holly on the shore
  79. 79. Lindisfarne Abbey
  80. 80. St. Cuthbert’s Hermitage & chapel in the village
  81. 81. Fish N Chips
  82. 82. Angel of the North, Gateshead, County Durham
  83. 83. Escomb Church: the oldest Saxon church in England
  84. 84. On to Swaledale, Yorkshire, via Eden Valley, Cumbria
  85. 85. Draycott Hall & the Coach House, Fremington
  86. 86. Swale River in Swaledale, Yorkshire
  87. 87. Hiking in Swaledale
  88. 88. Enroute to a lead-mining camp on the moors
  89. 89. Looking across the dale at Fremington Edge
  90. 90. Lead-smelting mining camp
  91. 91. The upland moors and an Iron Age fort overlooking Swaledale
  92. 92. Across the ancient stepping stones on the Swale and up the Nuns’ Causey (Causeway)
  93. 93. St. Andrew’s Grinton, Swaledale, inside & out
  94. 94. Ancient convent, Marrick Priory, has become an outdoor center for urban kids
  95. 95. Mine tailings up on Fremington Edge
  96. 96. Views over Reeth and down Swaledale from Fremington Edge
  97. 97. Ancient walls, ancient tree
  98. 98. Muker from above
  99. 99. St. Mary’s Elizabethan church, and view down the Swale above the town
  100. 100. The Swale above Muker, en route to Keld and the top of the dale
  101. 101. Coming into Keld, at the top of Swaledale
  102. 102. Evening over Bolton Castle in Wensleydale

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