Category Archives: Churches

Solstice of the Moon: Circle of Peace

Our first stop next day was a place where mysterious stones, a Celtic saint and a link to one of the best-known legends of the British Isles all come together in a village churchyard. It took a bit of finding, … Continue reading

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Fresh air…

From the archive: I had an odd and unexpected encounter today. One of those chance meetings that seem small and unimportant yet which leave a mark deeper than we realise at the time. I had wandered over to the next … Continue reading

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Sharing the quest…

In the books written with Stuart France, we weave a story which details our journeys through the sacred landscape of old Albion, the ancient and inner heart of Britain. They are not factual guides or journals of our travels, nor … Continue reading

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Hidden gems – Hoar Cross

The church of the Holy Angels at Hoar Cross is one I had tried to get into before. The first  time it was a summer’s day, but I did not manage to get inside until the rain highlighted the stark … Continue reading

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The church with the castle

After leaving Somerton church. we felt obliged to stop for a drink and absorb what we had seen. Some of the symbolism will be being mulled over for some time. but on a hot summer’s day, there is no better … Continue reading

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A visit to Somerton – A monumental family

The tombs of the great and good fascinate many people. They are often superb works of art in their own right and preserve a remarkable record of the people, customs and costumes of their day. While paintings and sketches may … Continue reading

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A visit to Somerton- Agape

Behind the altar of the church at Somerton is a remarkable reredos, carved in high relief. It would be easy to overlook from a distance, but it repays a much closer inspection. It is a depiction of the Last Supper … Continue reading

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