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Strawberry Field(s) Forever

Update February 2017 – > YouTube feature video below Vision for Strawberry Field is to weave together educational, cultural, heritage and spiritual exploration in one bold, imaginative plan. Building on from the story of Strawberry Field, we want to create a vibrant visitor experience that inspires people today as much as the place inspired the

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You Are Better Than Anthing!

You are Better than Anything

When my granddaughter turned five, she received lots of wonderful gifts and cards from family and friends. But, one stood out. Her kindergarten friend, Maya, had insisted on making a card for Anna and writing her own special message in it: “To a special birthday girl. You are really my friend. You are better than

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The Book of Kells

On the small island of Lone, off the west coast of Scotland, a monastery was founded in the year 561 by Saint Columba, an Irish abbot and missionary. The abbey served as a base for spreading Christianity among the northern kingdoms of Scotland. It was an important political and religious institution until the early 9th

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A Lone Wolf

My son and his wife love animals. They foster cats until a ‘furever’ home is found and shortly after marrying, they adopted a dog. They found Wolf through (Together Every Animal Matters*). Wolf is a pure white husky – that’s the best guess as there could be something else mixed in. He has one blue

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Raindrops on Roses and Whiskers on Kittens

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? Eight-year-old Toby, without hesitation, answered “Sushi”. The grown-ups around the supper table laughed— although a few non-sushi-lovers groaned. Have you thought about your favourite things lately? We all have them but, perhaps as we leave childhood behind, we

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