Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
poliphilo

Romsey

Yesterday morning we were in Romsey. It has another great Romanesque church, This one used to belong to an order of nuns.  People say you can't build high using the rounded arch; what nonsense!

101_5325

Meet the Barbes. They're lifesize and slightly disconcerting...

101_5316

We had morning tea- and ice cream in King John's house. It isn't really King John's house- as it dates from something like 40 years after his reign.

We had thought of going on to Winchester in he afternoon- more churches, more monuments- but we were wilting- so we ate a pic-nic lunch in the New Forest and then went back to the hotel to watch Serena Williams get bumped out of Wimbledon by Alize Cornet.

And today we return to Kent....
Subscribe

  • Spirits

    I dreamed I was in my mother's bedroom- and and it was full of spirits. Some of the spirits were attending her as she lay in bed and some of…

  • Flint

    I'd been carrying a pebble around in my pocket for several weeks. I found it on our drive- and I've no idea how it got there. It was a chip…

  • Untitled 3

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments