Monthly Archives: November 2012

More Countries in my Stats

I look at my stats page most days and keep track of the number of hits, in which readers are located. Most readers are Americans and British, which is not surprising. The Canadians and Australians follow up closely, and there … Continue reading

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Another Sail at Le Havre

On this beautiful hazy and sunny autumn day, I took my boat to Le Havre, and this time inside the port and the yacht marina. Once I had finished rigging, the boat could be rolled down a perfectly maintained and … Continue reading

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Medieval Cooking

Medieval cooking – or the Sarum Kitchen! I’m not going to go the way of Fr Z with his excellent Italian and American recipes, but I thought I would write about a special dish I prepared for my wife, as it … Continue reading

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A New Blog

I have recently come across a new blog under the title of St Mary’s Hollywood: The Cold Case File, run by John Bruce, an erstwhile parishioner at St Mary of the Angels Church in Hollywood during the events of 2011 and … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.

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What Justifies our Existence?

What justifies our existence? By this I don’t mean our individual lives as human persons, but our continuing as priests, little sacramental Christian communities, or whatever. We often find ourselves in impossible situations like a boat in rough sea. There … Continue reading

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Utterly Beautiful

I have just come across this site of photographs of small waves breaking on a beach. The photos would have been taken with a very high shutter speed to immobilise the water totally. The results are incredibly beautiful. See them … Continue reading

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Three Stephens

We now have a problem of two Stephen K’s! The third Stephen is an “M”, so there is no problem. Our Stephen K in Australia has been contributing highly enlightening comments for some time, and I greatly esteem his input. … Continue reading

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Christian Anarchism

I am gathering ideas for this subject that has fascinated me for a long time. For the time being, I leave you with a quote from Nicholas Berdyaev (Slavery and Freedom) and some links. The religious truth of anarchism consists … Continue reading

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The Desire for the Mitre

It is something I have found in the Continuing Anglican movement as in the independent sacramental movement in general. For those in the mainstream churches, it is difficult to know why everyone seems to want to be a bishop! There … Continue reading

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