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True Warriors

The Final Adventure of Javier and Gavin

Finally Gavin and I have finished Harold’s Way.

The last day was longer than we expected and we finished in the dark and the pouring rain. 72 more words

1066 Harold's Way

These feet were made for walkin; London Sights + Eats

G’Day from the Lathams Aboard the Independence of the Seas, Royal Caribbean! Reporting live from our Ocean view stateroom, watching Southhampton disappear from my view out the window and thinking back on the whirlwind the last three days have been. 1,555 more words

Food And Fun

London: Days Four, Five, and Six

Day four London had a very slow start.  We were extremely tired after the late night show the night before.  So we actually decided against getting up early and going to the Buckingham palace. 1,210 more words

Now Richard of Bordeaux murdered the boys in the Tower....!

Oh dear, now it seems that it was Richard the SECOND who ordered the deaths of Edward IV’s sons. Our Richard, the THIRD, is accused of all the usual crimes, of course, but a little sensible proof-reading might have spared poor old Richard of Bordeaux from being dug up to be accused of murdering the boys—whose actual fate we do not know, except for being fairly sure it wasn’t any monarch named Richard who did away with them. 55 more words

Why You Should Read Wil Derkse’s “The Rule of Benedict for Beginners.”

The Rule of Benedict for Beginners: Spirituality for Daily Life is easily the best book of Christian spirituality I have read in recent memory. I read it once last year, recommended it to my church elders, and read it again with my summer interns over the past few months. 1,104 more words


Batford Mill

I have a number of small surveys which remain unreported that I need to catch-up on, and so here is the first of them.

Earlier in the year, Mike Smith and I assisted Alex Thomas (University of Bristol) in undertaking a Ground Penetrating Radar survey of land lying to the north of the B653 at Batford, Harpenden, Hertfordshire (TL 148150, Fig. 831 more words