Monthly Archives: June 2017

Summertime, and the living is easy?

Even though I’m nowhere ready to go on holiday yet, we can still see certain things telling us that summer is on its way. Yesterday was the annual staff Summer Party at work, at our owners’ holiday farm, some 40 … Continue reading

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I found a lovely prayer…

I found this lovely prayer by the great British man of letters, Samuel Johnson: Almighty God, the giver of all good things, without whose grace all wisdom is folly: grant, I beseech Thee, that in this undertaking thy Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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Book Review: Becoming Reverend by Matt Woodcock

As someone who is trying to discern a possible vocation to Holy Orders within the Church of England, reading a diary or a memoir by someone who has gone down the same route is always interesting, and The Revd Matt … Continue reading

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Two Ultra-Anglican Poems

I’m not 100% sure this is the kind of poetry people are referring to when they talk about the poetic inheritance of Angicanism, but as one of them is written by a former Priest at St Mary’s, I present to … Continue reading

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Catching Up: May 2017

…and so finally, we’re at my last catch-up post from the Spring 2017: Mary’s Month of May. For Mary’s Month of May, it might be suitable to start with the little day of church-crawling I did with my friend the … Continue reading

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Catching Up: April 2017

My penultimate catch-up post – ladies and gentlemen……*drum roll*….Petter’s April: This month began with a first – my friend James came all the way from Hertfordshire to visit my humble abode. We did a lot of walking (the picture above is … Continue reading

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Catching up: March 2017

By now you know that I’m trying to catch up on posts for the 5 first months of 2017, so, without any further ado, here’s my March: A rather mixed month. March 2017 was the month of the Westminster terror … Continue reading

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