Monthly Archives: February 2015

Sarum Training Session

Having bought a webcam, I have done a training video on the “mechanics” of celebrating the Sarum low Mass. I never feel at ease being filmed and recorded, so I ask you to be forgiving of my hesitations of speech … Continue reading

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Sarum Mass of Thursday in the first week of Lent

I have found some software that enables me to make videos on my laptop computer using the built-in webcam and microphone. Therefore the quality isn’t very good. I will need to plug in an external microphone and a good quality … Continue reading

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Front Page of Royal Yacht Association Magazine

This is a rather nice photo from the latest Royal Yacht Association magazine. The text is to the point and positive: Freedom to Roam Whether it’s pottering up a local estuary or probing a strip of wild coastline, dinghy cruising … Continue reading

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Lenten Asceticism

People are free to do what they feel to be best, but we were warned by the Gospel of Ash Wednesday – keep it to yourselves and don’t broadcast that you are being holier than thou! Christ is most categorical … Continue reading

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Contrasting Notions of Redemption

I have been running this blog for a good long time and I often have to use the search function to find out how many times I have written about a subject. One I have certainly written about is the … Continue reading

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The Three Temptations

On this first Sunday of Lent, I bring my readers another slant on the three Temptations Christ faced in the wilderness, from the mouth of the Inquisitor of Dostoevsky and interpreted by John Gielgud. I make no comment. Just watch … Continue reading

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Boom Tent

Dinghy cruisers are among the most ingenious people in the world – when it comes to using a very small boat as a cruise ship. Over the last couple of days, I have been busy making a boom tent for … Continue reading

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