Author Archives: Father M

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The Shepherd of Leytonstone

   What a pleasure to spend Good Shepherd Sunday with my friend Fr Neil-Allan Walsh SCP and his congregation at St Margaret’s Leytonstone.    A grand Victorian church with a faithful congregation that made me extremely welcome. Loved the incense,

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The Shepherd of Leytonstone

   What a pleasure to spend Good Shepherd Sunday with my friend Fr Neil-Allan Walsh SCP and his congregation at St Margaret’s Leytonstone.    A grand Victorian church with a faithful congregation that made me extremely welcome. Loved the incense,

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The play that goes wrong

Finally, I get to the theatre. And at The Duchess too. A very funny play, a bit panto, but I laughed my head off, frightening the man in front by laughing loudly and lots. The story has overtones of The

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The play that goes wrong

Finally, I get to the theatre. And at The Duchess too. A very funny play, a bit panto, but I laughed my head off, frightening the man in front by laughing loudly and lots. The story has overtones of The

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Bow Bells

   Great to be in a real church (smell the remnant incense), and on this special ANZAC Day, one with a connection to Australia with a memorial to Governor Arthur Philip, the Order of Australia, and Australian airmen lost in

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Bow Bells

   Great to be in a real church (smell the remnant incense), and on this special ANZAC Day, one with a connection to Australia with a memorial to Governor Arthur Philip, the Order of Australia, and Australian airmen lost in

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“London is the new Babylon” 

Not sure was Disraeli was meaning, and I didn’t find any ‘hanging gardens’, but some of the modern buildings in the City are spectacular.                            

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“London is the new Babylon” 

Not sure was Disraeli was meaning, and I didn’t find any ‘hanging gardens’, but some of the modern buildings in the City are spectacular.                            

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The eyes have it

It always pays to check one diary to ensure that you have your life under control. Last night I set off to the theatre, confident that I knew where I was going – which I did, except I went a

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The eyes have it

It always pays to check one diary to ensure that you have your life under control. Last night I set off to the theatre, confident that I knew where I was going – which I did, except I went a

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“Alight here for Buckingham Palace”

Always a good idea to pay one’s respects on arrival, so my first morning saw me tubing-it down to the hallowed ground. At opening time there I was, face pressed against the doors – at Watts & Co, ecclesiastical vestment

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“Alight here for Buckingham Palace”

Always a good idea to pay one’s respects on arrival, so my first morning saw me tubing-it down to the hallowed ground. At opening time there I was, face pressed against the doors – at Watts & Co, ecclesiastical vestment

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“Thanks for the memories”

Dear Qantas You didn’t get my memo, again. I explicitly asked for an upgrade. I wasn’t asking for any favours. I have so many frequent flyer points that Greece has asked me to cash them in to solve the European

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“Thanks for the memories”

Dear Qantas You didn’t get my memo, again. I explicitly asked for an upgrade. I wasn’t asking for any favours. I have so many frequent flyer points that Greece has asked me to cash them in to solve the European