Monthly Archives: July 2018

A Storm in a Teacup

My attention was drawn to an article in Fr Robert Hart’s blog – Convert Orthodoxy as Media Echo Chamber and the use made of it by You-Know-Who to portray Anglican / Anglo – Catholics as faux Catholics. I had brushes with … Continue reading

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Blue Flower Statistics

My site statistics page informs me that The Blue Flower has been uploaded 230 times since I published it on my static website As the Sun in its Orb. The summer 2018 edition is available here free of charge for … Continue reading

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Hasta La Vista, Baby

I find myself in the Spanish-speaking blogosphere. Use of Sarum: el Padre Anthony Chadwick I have never learned Spanish, but my knowledge of Italian gives me an idea of some of it – and I ran the text through Google … Continue reading

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Sailing Dinghies

Painting by Claudia Myatt There has been another lovely article from my old friend Roger Barnes on his preference for an open sailing boat over cabin yachts. A personal view: Why I sail dinghies. He once had a yacht and sold … Continue reading

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The Patrimony and Romanticism

I received a very kind e-mail about my last posting on what we continuing Anglicans are continuing. The correspondent in question is a priest in the Church of England but in the Forward in Faith jurisdiction. I think two paragraphs … Continue reading

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What are we trying to continue?

Some time ago, I resolved to step down from the sterile polemics with our friend in California – yes, you know who. I won’t give the link this time. He has noticed that the American Episcopal Church has decided to … Continue reading

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Medievalism and Ritualism

This is the kind of article I would have appreciated in the first issue of The Blue Flower. Medievalism and Ritualism – Part 1: Percy Dearmer and the scholarly context of the Parson’s Handbook has been written by Fr Allan Barton … Continue reading

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