Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Boat named Sarum

I had the most amazing stroke of luck today, that of finding a dinghy hull for only fifty euros – and close to my home. It and several others are being sold by an association specialising in helping young people … Continue reading

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Romanticism and Modernism

Someone sent me a link to this most illuminating article. Owen Barfield’s Critical Semantics: Diagnosing Modernity in History in English Words I make my living by translating texts, substituting concepts in French by equivalent English ones, using the most appropriate … Continue reading

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Sarum Chant

This recording has been around for a number of years and is now on Youtube. With a Canterbury cap tip to Rad Trad, I reproduce this link. See Sarum Christmas Mass. I made the observation over there: I was in … Continue reading

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Le Cri de Coeur

My blog is constantly accessed from Liturgiae Causa, and I have read the two most recent postings. I met Patricius last spring in London, a young man of good urban appearance and intelligence. Not being a medical professional, I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Anglican Missals

I was answering a comment today about the so-called Cowley missal and what I thought of it. Its design seems to form a compromise between the various national Prayer Books, the Roman missal of the early twentieth century and Sarum. … Continue reading

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Theologically Modernist, Liturgically Traditionalist

The blog by this name, until now a newly-opened blog with no articles, is now in business. The sub-title I know nothing. There is nothing that I know. But the heart senses certain things might seem an anti-intellectual point of … Continue reading

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Dieppe and Varengeville

The cliff of Varengeville forms a point on the Côte d’Albâtre between Quiberville and Dieppe. Varengeville-sur-Mer is one of those coastal villages that developed in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as well-to-do families would have their houses built … Continue reading

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