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French Misadventure: Alexander and William Walker

As Lewis Troughton, the Beadle of Christ Church, Southwark walked along Blackfriars Road one crisp, fine November day in 1817, his attention was taken by a crowd gathered around two young and frightened boys who were dressed ‘in the French costume’. 857 more words


Legacies of War

Despite the optimism of people here and the fact that nearly 65% of Nicaragua’s population was born after 1990, the war of the 1980s remains a shadow in time here, a period during which the hope released by the revolution was ground down in a civil war.  1,856 more words

When Brothers Dwell in Unity (Artful Devotion)

Behold, how good and pleasant it is
when brothers dwell in unity!

It is like the precious oil on the head,
running down on the beard,

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Visual Art

Acrostic for RAIN

R  efresh and renew
A  ppreciate plants in all their stages
I  nvite new dreams as we age and life changes
N  ever without hope… 17 more words


Granada, Nicaragua

Thursday Joe met us and we spent the morning in Granada. It is such a beautiful colonial city.

Joe gave us a tour of the San Francisco convent which is one of the main historical attractions and museums in Granada.   144 more words

Winchester Cathedral an unexpected pleasure

This is the blog of Mark Wordsworm, the travelling worm. I’m a 25-year-old bookmark (I haven’t aged at all since I first wrote this introduction) and I proudly boast my own Hallmark serial number, 95 HBM 80-1. 594 more words


Mr David Warnock (b1842-d1910)

David Warnock was a master Joiner of High Blantyre during the late 19th Century. Together with partner William Walker, they owned a large joinery business and had a workshop near… 685 more words

Blantyre People