Tag Archives: Stained glass

In the time of the virus: mark 2 day 20 (Tuesday)

Today I mostly went for a long walk, to meet up with an older family member to have flasks of coffee together on a bench by the canal. A favourite walk, one I’ve done many times, and yet I saw … Continue reading

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A pocket full of Rye

Drawing on what we learnt from our ‘gap year’, we returned to Rye to continue our exploration of a new-to-us part of the country. We stayed at the same lovely b and b where we stayed last year, and visited … Continue reading

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Five (good) things on Friday

OK I know it’s Saturday now not Friday, but I have a fix for that: Six on Saturday.  Which as it happens works perfectly, because I couldn’t post this week without mentioning no.6. Practicing optimism: two people I care a … Continue reading

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The Gap Year: March adventure

This is getting to be a habit – an ‘adventure’ that to the outside world looks like nothing of the sort.  But maybe that’s just the point – to do things that are meaningful and different for us, regardless of … Continue reading

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River Thames walk: Day 5 – the missing links

Day 5 was all about joining the dots, ready to finish the walk the next day.  So, a bit like football, this was about two halves. Because I had done a section out of sequence (Kingston to Putney) and added … Continue reading

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Seeing differently: coloured glass

I’ve been reflecting* on this quite a bit recently, sparked by reading Jane Brocket’s interesting blog posts about stained glass.  The colours are gorgeous, and always arresting.  There’s something jewel-like that captures my eye. In fact as I look around … Continue reading

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