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Solstice of the Moon: Colours of faith

We were up early next morning and were cheerful about an email we’d had, telling us that the friends we had found over breakfast on our first morning in Scotland would be joining us for the December workshop in Derbyshire.  … Continue reading

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Going inside …

The first thing you notice when you walk into the Saxon church of All Saints in Wing is  contrast. Cool white walls offset dark wood, the simplicity of the building sits serenely with the ostentation of its marble tombs,  the … Continue reading

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A thousand years of worship… St James’, Avebury

We were greeted by the sight of yet another jackdaw, studiously ignoring the offended pigeon whose headstone it had invaded. There was so much in the body language of these two that any further attempt to understand their various languages … Continue reading

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