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Mothering Sunday It’s not what it was. What was it?

Mothering Sunday, it’s not what it used to be is it? What did it used to be anyway? Continue reading

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Llanthony Priory near the Brecon Beacons still offers a moment of peace.

Where neiher the destruction of the Tudor King or the Welsh weather can destroy the spirit within Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday or Mothers’ Day; for the mother in all of us

What does Mothering Sunday mean to you? Or perhaps you call it Mothers’ Day? Either way, it’s a day to celebrate but perhaps not in the traditional sense. Continue reading

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Lent: traditionally a time to go without something you value, to make a sacrifice. But have we got it all wrong?

It was only when Jo Neary, the very lovely vicar who lives in Broadwindsor, Dorset, tweeted that she was going to forego Twitter for Lent that I was reminded about the whole sackcloth and ashes thing. I went into panic … Continue reading

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St Michael the Archangel is looking down onto Lyme Regis

I am very easily side-tracked, it’s a personal failing I suspect rather than one that is peculiar to my industry! Having exhausted Google, I decided there was nothing better than some face-to-face or should that be face-to-museum-exhibit, to get the … Continue reading

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Salisbury Cathedral is testament to a level of dedication that nowadays is hard to find.

When a trip to Salisbury Cathedral was planned, I hoped and imagined it would be quite interesting, however what I experienced went way beyond interest, I was catapulted into a world where the grandeur and magnificence of a place was … Continue reading

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I’ve done something I haven’t done in a while and it’s “only on Sundays”

I’ve just done something I haven’t done in a while and I may well do again.  I’ve been promising myself and warning my husband that I would do it and today I finally did …. I went to the local … Continue reading

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