Tag Archives: St Patrick

A game of three halves (3 of 3) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Two So, this one day, considered in all its facets, resolves itself into a journey, a destination and an arrival – an arrival at a meeting with a French relative we have never met, and whose unlikely … Continue reading

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A game of three halves (2) – Steve Tanham

Reblogged from The Silent Eye: It is, still, all of it, only one day… Though now the winds that buffeted the bed-and-breakfast farmhouse have abated. I look at my watch. We have two hours to go before we need to … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 6: Wings and a prayer

It was eleven o’clock by the time we wandered, a little dazed, out into the springlike sunshine. The ground was still frozen and shaded patches of frost still lingered. Otherwise you would have thought it was spring. We wandered through … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5: Aspatria

By the time we had watched the flock of crows and wandered round the churchyard we were about ready to try the door. Would it be open? There is always that question… Many of the churches in villages and small … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 5: Déjà vu…

Where do ladybirds go for winter? I can tell you that… they go to Aspatria. The carvings on the gateposts were full of them. I had recognised the name immediately, because it is so unusual. Of course, I couldn’t quite … Continue reading

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