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L is for Labyrinths

Labyrinth at Ely Cathedral

Labyrinth at Ely Cathedral

This is the one at Ely Cathedral. constructed (the labyrinth, that is) in 1870 by Sir George Gilbert Scott, who also designed ChristChurch Cathedral.  The fact that it was just inside the main door meant people were walking across all the time which made it hard to concentrate.  If you walk it, as I did, you will have covered 66 metres, the same distance as the height of the ceiling above.

M is for Mousehole

The quintessential Cornish fishing village.

Mousehole Harbour

Mousehole Harbour

Mousehole (pronounced Mowzel) is absolutely delightful.  We were there on a sunny day when children were playing on the beach.  This photo was taken later as the sun was going down.

“We saw so many lovely sights.
The English countryside delights.”

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