Monthly Archives: April 2015

May Travels

I will be spending about half of May away from home, and the 11th to the 17th offline – in my boat at a huge gathering in Brittany, the Semaine du Golfe, of more than a thousand vessels from three-masted … Continue reading

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Multum in Parvo

Thank you, Fr Jonathan on ACC Diocesan Synod 2015: Impressions of smallness and A mast full of colours. Indeed, I hoped to do a little more at our Synod Mass in Bolton – music-wise, but I had not yet sung … Continue reading

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Voile-Aviron

This is a fine presentation by François Vivier in French about the movement of sailing boats that can be sailed and rowed, and which are transportable – therefore not incurring mooring costs in a marina. François Vivier is a professional … Continue reading

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Bad News

Last year, we acquired a Jack Russell puppy and named him Jeremy (Jerry). This morning, he got out of the garden and went on the road. He was run over by a car and was apparently killed instantly. He was … Continue reading

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Quietness

One or two have written to me concerned about my quietness on the blog. I am away from home in England for a few days. We had our diocesan Synod in Lancashire last Saturday and I am spending a couple … Continue reading

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The old label thing…

The subject keeps coming up, especially when it’s a question of “You’re a false one masquerading as one of us true ones“. In the heyday of vagante churches, would-be prelates would invent all kinds of combinations of names to try … Continue reading

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Organic Development

In have just come across the article The Laws of Organic Development. It all brought me back to my student days as a Roman Catholic trying to conciliate traditionalist ideas with “ecclesiastical bureaucratico-socialist” (a neologism I have just invented) ideas … Continue reading

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