Tag Archives: St George

George and the Dragon

One from the archives…what really happened when George met the dragon… “Nah, sithee,” said Granny, “Just set thee dahn ‘ere, An’ I’ll tell thee a tale old and true, Of ‘ow good Saint George slew a dragon one day An’ … Continue reading

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Riddles of the Night: Connections

Continuing the story of a Silent Eye workshop in Derbyshire, in December 2017. Parts One , Two  and Three can be found by clicking the highlighted link. We toured the church in Bakewell with our companions, stopping at each of … Continue reading

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Riddles of the Night: Knights, saints and ley lines…

Continuing the story of a Silent Eye workshop in Derbyshire, in December 2017. Parts One and Two can be found by clicking the highlighted link. Walking through the town towards the church in Bakewell, I couldn’t help thinking that it … Continue reading

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England, St. George, and the flag ~ Ellen Hawley

Reblogged from Notes from the U.K.: The mayor of Genoa wrote to the queen recently, demanding the back rent on England’s flag, the St. George cross. I’ll come back to that, but first let’s talk about the flag itself. It’s … Continue reading

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Casa Batllo, Barcelona – Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: I know, I know. You thought I was going to continue with my epic trip from last month. And, I am, definitely. There’s still so much to see in New York, from Rockefeller Plaza to … Continue reading

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Old haunts…

“I thought we could maybe have a run out to St Nick’s…” “That’s odd, I’d been thinking it was about time we had a wander out there…” There was a time when that little patch of Buckinghamshire was our playground. … Continue reading

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