Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Lindchester Chronicles by Catherine Fox

Just before I left for Walsingham I treated myself to the trilogy of books known as the Lindchester Chronicles, by Catherine Fox, author and wife of the new Bishop of Sheffield. The trilogy is set in the fictional diocese of … Continue reading

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Fr Kerrigan vs. Fr Pilkington?

I recently finished – all in one evening – the BBC’s six-part drama Broken (please note – link is to Wikipedia entry that contains a fair few spoilers!), in which Sean Bean plays Catholic Fr Michael Kerrigan (left), pastor in a … Continue reading

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A bit of culture!

So, yesterday evening was spent with my friend Monika in one of Stockholm’s large parks, Rålambshovsparken, where the council-funded theatre give public outdoor performances for free throughout the summer. As their Director puts it – “It’s your cultural tax rebate”…. HOWEVER … Continue reading

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Book review: Bringing in the Sheaves by Revd Richard Coles

I just finished Bringing in the Sheaves. Wheat and Chaff from My Years as a Priest by the Revd Richard Coles. Fr Coles is the former Communard who left, as he himself puts it “pop for the pulpit” and is now … 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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Quick life update, and a book review

Hi all! As you might have noticed, I’m falling behind with my blogging again, so just thought I should throw together a short post with a general life update, as well as review a book I recently read. As you … Continue reading

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Restaurant review: the Whistling Duck, Hertford

Name: The Whistling Duck Address: Lower Hatfield Road, Hertford, Herts, SG13 8XX Phone: 01992 514726 Web: www.thewhistlingduck.co.uk Type of cuisine: Modern British & European Price range: Main Courses £16.95-26.95 Review: I went with a friend who lives locally in mid-September 2014 to have a long awaited catch up. … Continue reading

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