Tag Archives: England

A Cri de Coeur from an English Expatriate in Europe

I wrote this short text for a Facegroup group of more than nine thousand English expatriates in France, many of whom are uncertain of their future in the event of a “hard” or “blind” Brexit. There are hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Piss-ups in Breweries

In two hundred days, the 29th March 2019, the UK will leave the European Union and go to the “good old days”. I won’t go into the details of everything I have been reading in the news. You can read … Continue reading

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Conference in Oxford

I have just successfully applied for the possibility to attend a conference to be held at St Stephen’s House, Oxford, on 25th and 26th April this year. It will be just a few days after our Diocesan Synod in London … Continue reading

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King Charles the Martyr

I celebrate this feast as per the following proper, which some might find useful. I found it in an early version of the Anglican Missal. January 30th. CHARLES I OF ENGLAND, K. & M. Introit. Domine in virtute tua. Ps. … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour

Sophie and I went to the cinema today to watch Darkest Hour, the film made last year about Winston Churchill in the spring of 1940 when all the odds were against England. Here is a trailer from YouTube: What this … Continue reading

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The Machine Again

The story is buzzing on Facebook about the appointment of former chief nurse Sarah Mullally as next Bishop of London. One such posting contains a comment: This woman’s appointment as the 3rd most senior bishop in the Church of England … Continue reading

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The Great North Road

With a hat tip to Fr John of Ad Orientem, I reproduce this link to a beautiful piece of silent film. It narrates a short journey from London to Stamford (Lincolnshire) in August 1939. Colour photography in those days was … Continue reading

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