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Sabbatical 2013 england & scotland

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