We have to pass through the churchyard to reach our favourite public house but we walk back a different way as it soon becomes the hangout of the local downbeats when darkness falls.
Worship at the Parish Church of St Matthew in Walsall dates back to Norman times and the bricked-up doorway to the rear was built around 1150.
This front tower was built in 1775. The gargoyles were my favourite feature as a child attending infant school church services, I loved the imp the most.
I'm fascinated by ancient burial grounds and cemetaries and can spend many hours wandering around, soaking in the tranquility and wondering at the lives of the people buried there. When I first travelled to Paris I was more interested in visiting Jim Morrison's grave at Père Lachaise than the Eiffel Tower or the Arc de Triomphe.
The Wedge family tombstone dates back to 1845.
Last night's outfit was a "Concord" late 1960's maxi dress bought on eBay for 99p.
The vintage lace-up ankle boots were 50p from a car boot sale a few weeks ago and the tapestry clutch was £1.95 from the Hospice Charity shop.