Category Archives: Books

St Albans Abbey – ‘and unto God’…

The second post on our visit to the Abbey in St Albans a few years ago. The first post can be found here. Where do you start? If the fabric of the building is made of fifteen hundred years and … Continue reading

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St Albans… ‘render unto Caesar’

A few years ago, we set out early for a visit to St Albans. The beautiful sky soon clouded over, though, leaving us with a chill and persistent rain. We’d been meaning to visit the town for a long time, … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Dorcas…

Dear Don , Well, we may have thought we’ve done little more than assimilate and read from the fabled Book this weekend, but over 1500 pictures say otherwise… I’d lost track of half of what we’ve managed to do till … Continue reading

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Dear Don: Wednesbury…

Dear Don, Still cross-eyed from the editing but Doomsday should be ready for off by August as we planned. I can’t believe how much stuff there is in there… or how much more we have already for Dark Sage! All … Continue reading

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Body and Soul…

* On the sixth day the earth was delivered of Abadam, the very image of the Spirit conceived in the likeness of a lump of clay. * The Spirit breathed life into the clod and Abadam rose to his feet. … Continue reading

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Thomas Companella…

* A renaissance artist who achieved fame and fortune by articulating the religious doctrines of his mistress, a wealthy Florentine dedicated to the church. * At the height of his fame a schism betwixt the two developed with Companella proclaiming … Continue reading

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Found Mounds: the Call of Albion…

* ‘…Maybe it is because it is our third visit or maybe it is because there are three of us, or maybe we had to work out the St Andrew thing before we were allowed to ascend, who knows? Whatever … Continue reading

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Found Mounds…

* ‘…We didn’t go to High Bradfield to look for a mound we went to High Bradfield for the church there but we found a mound anyway. It was hidden behind the church and was purporting to be a disused … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Author Updates – #Reviews – #Romance P.C. Zick, #Fantasy D.Wallace Peach, #Doglovers Sue Vincent

Reblogged with thanks to Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord for including the Small Dog’s book in her line up…and to author Anita Dawes for a wonderful review of Doggerel: Welcome to the mid-week edition of the Cafe and Bookstore, with recent … Continue reading

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Songs of the Stone: The Two Bulls…

* …One day Sweet-Mouthed-Maeve went to the well of Uran Garad for water. She was carrying a small bronze cup in her hand which she dipped into the well. The maggot, Gobble, swam into Maeve’s cup, and every colour there … Continue reading

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