Category Archives: Holiday

It’s Christmas in Heaven

by Sheldon And so closes another year. A year that seems to have robbed us of more heroes and icons than usual. Our post detailing the loss of Bowie, it seems, was a warning call for 2016 – Prince, Muhammed … Continue reading

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Outside London: Neon Churches in Bermuda

by Christina Cremation is illegal on the island of Bermuda (actually 180 tiny islands). This is one of the first things the taxi driver told me on our way from the airport to where I was staying in the capital … Continue reading

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I Shot the Sheriff and Other Stories from the Wild West

by Christina   Rumaldo and Juanita Gonzales are buried in the Fort Sumner Military Cemetery in rural New Mexico. Frugal looking wooden crosses mark the approximate spots where they lie, and it looks like, more recently, they have been given … Continue reading

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By the Shores of Loch Broom: The Fowlers’ Retreat

by Sheldon I despise insects. Pretty things like Ladybirds and Rosemary Beetles I don’t mind, because they make no attempt at trying to make me anemic. Mosquitoes, midges and ticks however, I would willingly blast of the face off this … Continue reading

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Outside London – Going to Graceland, Graceland, Memphis Tennessee

by Christina People make pilgrimages all the time. Some people make religious pilgrimages, but I am not particularly religious (I go to church sometimes, and have done since I was 9. My Grandpa was a Reverend, and my mother is … Continue reading

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Closed for the Holidays

by Christina As Sheldon struggles with the Curse of The Cranky Christmas Shopper (that should totally be a film), I’m off to spend Christmas and all the days surrounding it driving a big yellow van and collecting Quality Street chocolates … Continue reading

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A Lesson In Simplicity

Owing to a looming deadline for Sheldon’s tour-guiding studies, today’s entry is written by Ian Brentnall. Ian is a Choirmaster and Organist who has over thirty years experience of working with choirs and choral societies. He very kindly offered to … Continue reading

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