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1588: A Calendar of Crime

Launching this week, a novel in five parts: a Calendar of Crime follows the momentous year of 1588, from Candlemas to Yule. Explore the calendar to learn more about the background to the stories.


Imbolc 🌺

Hello all ye Southern Hemisphere witches, happy belated Imbolc. 🌼

With school and my busy schedule it’s a miracle that I got to enjoy it at all, only had time for a small ritual and being in favour of ceremonial rituals I wasn’t too happy but it sufficed. 120 more words


Tuesday, 02 February: Candlemas

Reading – Hebrews 2:14-18

I chose to reflect on the second reading for today’s mass because 1) I was supposed to read it at the mass on campus this day befoe a snowstorm shut the school (and the whole De Pere area) down that afternoon and 2) I really enjoy the Letter to the Hebrews. 683 more words


Lent 4: Holy Mothering Sunday

There’s a difference between Mothers’ Day and Mothering Sunday. One is a celebration of mums and the chance to thank them for all they do for us, the other is a time to give thanks for our own mother church – the place we first found faith. 1,151 more words


Happy Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to you!

Today is Valentine’s Day: la Saint-Valentin. My best wishes to all of you. ♥

I have written several posts on Valentine’s Day and did some research again yesterday. 847 more words


Flames, flowers and foundations

So last weekend we had a family service that was around the theme of Candlemas, with flames, singing, incense, snowdrops and whatever else could be shoehorned into an hour, but just before the folk arrived for that, I was speaking at our first light 8am service… its a smaller, quieter affair with room for reflection and interaction with people that maintains some of the formality of the Book of Common Prayer service that its grown from. 1,003 more words


Long Time...No See....or did I use this title already?

I haven’t posted in a while, because of turbulent times in my personal life.  I’ve been laid off from one day job, and I’m starting another. 132 more words