Tag Archives: Events of the year

Happy Thanksgiving 2016!

To my American friends, a happy Thanksgiving to you all, and wishing peace and God’s blessing for your nation. May those who govern and lead it be inspired by God’s grace and a sense of justice – doing the right … Continue reading

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End of the Season

It is always a sad time of year, wintering boats. I spent a pleasant weekend at Barfleur and had a couple of short outings in Sarum in a gentle east wind blowing to a lee shore. It was truly weather … Continue reading

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Last Day of September

It will be the feast of St Jerome tomorrow, the patron Saint of translators, even though I don’t work from Greek into Latin! He was said to be a cantankerous fellow, but he must have had some virtues to be … Continue reading

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Dog Days

I was corresponding with a friend and mentioned the Dog Days. He asked me what they are. I had mentioned this period of the year in the northern hemisphere as when we get hot and lethargic, frustrated and perhaps peevish. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

I would like to wish all my readers a happy Christmas by whatever way they choose to celebrate it. Another year passes: Hic praesens testatur dies, currens per anni circulum, quod a solus sede Patris mundi salus adveneris. Here in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I wish my readers a happy and safe New Year. I think most of my readers are reasonable folk and won’t be drunken driving or whatever! My wife and I will have a friend with us, and we will eat … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

What goes round comes round. Whatever Thanksgiving means to you, I wish my American readers a happy day.

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