Tag Archives: England

Separated by a common language #Blogversary #humor #ThrowbackThursday from Barb Taub

An American perspective on the vagaries and confusion of the English language…reblogged from Barb Taub: The first time I went skydiving, the instructor had to ‘help’ me out of the plane (via a boot to my backside). Five years ago, … 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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Ancient stories

One of the things that has struck home over the past few years, wandering round the churches of Britain, is just how much we learn and understand from stories and images. The record held in these ancient places goes back … Continue reading

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The tomb and the missing skull

In the tiny church of St Bartholomew at Blore Bay, there are secrets.  Some are easily discovered, if you read the signs. A tell-tale lumpiness beneath the carpeting of an aisle revealed  15th century brasses commemorating William Bassett II and … Continue reading

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Have You Voted Yet? #BloggersBash @bloggersbash – SACHA BLACK

Have you? WELL? HAVE YOU? The voting for the coveted Bloggers Bash awards has been open since May 18th, and there’s just one week to go. That means you have just one week left to vote for your favorites. So … Continue reading

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Carrot and Coals VI… Stuart France

* …The key to Arbor Low is to regard the stones as always having been laid flat. That way they immediately begin to speak and the first thing they say has to do with time. Wen ‘got’ a clock-face and … Continue reading

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Legends #midnighthaiku

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