Monthly Archives: August 2016

Swift to Bless

Swift to Bless Corston in Wiltshire gets its name from “cors” the Celtic  word for marsh. It was there on Sunday we went, with our dear friend Sara, to All Saints  church for morning service. The small medieval church built … Continue reading

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Letter to Theresa

Letter to Theresa   Many wake up each morning hoping that this blog will provide leadership. Direction and a way out of some of the world’s great problems. I have moved from my deck chair and  yet another brilliant Michael … Continue reading

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The Entertainer

  The Entertainer Like  someone lost in a  desert Kenneth Branagh continues to follow the footsteps in the hope they will show him the way home. The footsteps are of course those of Sir Laurence Olivier. Branagh’s latest  attempt at … Continue reading

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Death in Norwood

Death in Norwood   I may be right and I may be wrong You are going to miss me when I’m gone   Adelaide’s future mother in law,Sue , gave me a darling book for my birthday. London’s Cemetries. All  … Continue reading

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Red in Tooth and Claw

Red in tooth and claw   We live near the River. On Sunday a walk up to Hammersmith and down the Fulham side. We would buy a Fulham FC  soccer top for a remote Canadian cousin and  expensive olives and … Continue reading

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Every night(but one) at the Proms

Every night(but one) at the Proms   Saturday night at the Proms. Some whale music having its first(and hopefully  last) performance, delightful Mahler songs and the heroic Mozart Mass in C. Cheap seats (£17)up at the top of the magnificent … Continue reading

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Married to the Olympic ideal

  Married to the Olympic ideal?   Sometimes The Guardian makes you smile. In reporting GB’s hockey gold, the paper I read on Saturdays, stated (the team) “included Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh who are the first married couple to win … Continue reading

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