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Summer Reading Group for Enchanted Catholics

My wife, an avid reader who is tired of watching me fester in the rabbit hole of blogs, threw down the gauntlet today to read these two books this summer. 71 more words

Liturgy Of The Hours

Inspiration is Everywhere: Rumer Godden

“I suppose the more you have to do, the more you learn to organise and concentrate—or else get fragmented into bits. I have learned to use my ‘ten minutes’.

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…delve meansa…

In good company your thoughts run, in solitude your thought is still; it goes deeper and makes for itself a deeper groove, delves. Delve meansa ‘dig with a spade’; it means hard work. 533 more words

One From the Archive: 'The Dark Horse' by Rumer Godden ***

First published in April 2014.

Rumer Godden’s The Dark Horse has been published to celebrate the one year anniversary of the addition of children’s books to the marvellous Virago Modern Classics list. 540 more words

Chilli in the Sauce.....

There is a technique – trick if you prefer – used in TV and film, whereby a character is introduced by drawing them from the anonymity of a crowd. 1,089 more words


Film of the Book: Black Narcissus

Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (1947)

(This is the first in an occasional feature of reviews of the “Film of the Book”, or occasionally the “Book of the Film”, if I happen to have seen and loved the film first. 1,273 more words

Book Review

Black Narcissus by Rumer Godden

Till the rains break…

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The palace at Mopu was once known as the House of Women, home to the harem of the General, the local overlord of this remote spot high in the Himalayas. 826 more words

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