Monthly Archives: September 2015

A People without Memory is a People without a Future

I hated history lessons at school, with a master droning on about events in nineteenth-century English politics that seemed so distant and irrelevant. Why is historical knowledge so vitally important? Simply, historical knowledge is an antidote to ideology and manipulation. … Continue reading

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Episcopi Vagantes Simplified

In A conservative blog for peace, we find On pushing progressivism in church and more. I think John is a tad simplistic for many questions: Episcopi vagantes summed up: “tossing about between Modernism, theosophy, and simple megalomania.” Ex-clergy or clergy … Continue reading

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Up and Down the Canal

I returned today from my little weekend on the Somme, see previous article. The descriptions are under each photo. I am moored just upstream from where I launched upstream from the main lock at Saint Valéry sur Somme. There was … Continue reading

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En Somme…

I’m off sailing this coming weekend on the Somme Canal. I will certainly also have a lot of rowing, because the wind on inland waterways is usually behind your back or in your face. I will be launching “Sarum” at … Continue reading

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