Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Blue Flower is here!

I have just finalised the first issue of The Blue Flower. It can be obtained in pdf format through the The Blue Flower page or Directly You can then print it out as you wish. After a general editorial giving … Continue reading

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Romantic Sarum

My attention was drawn today to Fr Hunwicke’s posting Pugin and Sarum. Dr Timothy Graham sent in a comment to my blog: On Fr Hunwicke’s blog today (Pugin and Sarum), “more recently than that, a complete rendering of the Sarum … Continue reading

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Finis Terrae

Rather than providing a simple “family slide show”, my purpose here is to emphase a more human and spiritual dimension of my little outing in a small sailing boat. Perhaps I still suffer from Swallows and Amazons Syndrome and my … Continue reading

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Twentieth Anniversary of my Priestly Ordination

Time goes by so quickly. St John the Baptist’s Day is approaching, and I will be afloat somewhere on the River Aulne. Some recent discussions brought my ordination to mind, which is found on my blog at: Nativity of Saint … Continue reading

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Vocation

After withdrawing from a particularly negative view of things as expressed in a certain blog, I turned more attentively to my nautical plans – only clothes and bathroom things into a dry bag, and everything will be just about ready … Continue reading

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Brittany!

We looked towards the Admiral, where high the Peter flew, And all our hearts were dancing like the sea. These are just a couple of lines taken from Henry John Newbolt’s poem The Old Superb set to music by C.V. Stanford. … Continue reading

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As the dust settles…

It usually takes contradiction to come to a wise point of view. Thesis and antithesis bring about synthesis as we often oversimply from Hegel’s dialectics. I see caricatures all over the place, and the kind of thing that alienates most … Continue reading

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Infra Dignitatem

Let’s You And Him Fight! – He says that he is flattered that I take him (and his “regular correspondent” of his own invention)  seriously. He knows that he is someone not to be taken seriously. My own correspondent (who … Continue reading

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Schlechtes Wetter

On this day commemorating the seventy-fourth anniversary of Operation Overlord, commonly known as D-Day, we have just about the same weather, perhaps a little less wind. Europe is presently plagued with unstable and stormy weather due to a kind of “witch’s … Continue reading

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Static Website gets an Overhaul

My old static website As the Sun in its Orb has just had an overhaul using a html editor by Microsoft, which I am just beginning to learn to use. I used to use Adobe Dreamweaver but the modern versions … Continue reading

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