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The Call of Our Lady of Prayer

In 1947, in the course of a week from Monday 8th to Sunday 14th December, Our Lady appeared to four children in the small town of L’Île-Bouchard, not far from the city of Tours in France. 2,225 more words


Looking back on our Festival of Travel

The road goes ever on and on….

…but our Round-the-World virtual tour has come to an end. Taking in every country that we carry books about, this was a bigger undertaking than ever before. 596 more words

Bookshop Diary

India Delhi #3 In search of Baoli

Not being one for organized tours, and this, my sixth visit to India I am feeling pretty confident about finding my way, even learning a basic smattering of Hindi. 631 more words


Beneath a Crow's Wings: The Morrigan's Call Retreat 2017

Only two weeks out from my return from Canada, I made the (much) shorter drive from Alexandria, VA—where I live—to Orange, CT. I love driving through New England, especially once the highways become two lanes and there are fewer cars on the road. 1,365 more words


Kansai Area Highlights: Fushimi Inari Taisha and Cheese Yakisoba

The Kansai area and I go way back. Think around 80 years or so. When you’ve got family history, you’ve got family history. In addition to that, I also have my own personal history. 829 more words


Iwate Shrines of Seoritsuhime

Seoritsuhime is the guardian spirit of rapids, rivers, and purification. She was also an accomplished woman of the Wosite World. Yamanomiya has posted a series of reports on Seoritsuhime shrines in Tono and Hanamaki, Iwate. 123 more words