Author Archives: Father M

Chinatown London

I felt like some Chinese food for lunch, so I wandered to Chinatown. Probably not the best place to go as it was very touristy with photos of food on display outside. Yet I persevered. I chose Lotus Garden who

Chinatown London

I felt like some Chinese food for lunch, so I wandered to Chinatown. Probably not the best place to go as it was very touristy with photos of food on display outside. Yet I persevered. I chose Lotus Garden who

SCP London

St George’s Bloomsbury was the venue for today’s meeting of the London Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests. Fr Matthew Duckett led a con-celebration of Holy Eucharist which included me. Here I am in the group photo, not obscured

SCP London

St George’s Bloomsbury was the venue for today’s meeting of the London Chapter of the Society of Catholic Priests. Fr Matthew Duckett led a con-celebration of Holy Eucharist which included me. Here I am in the group photo, not obscured

‘A Comedy about a Bank Robbery’

The Criterion is a theatre right on Piccadilly Circus. It has a small foyer and is largely below ground. The stairs have very smart wall tiling. I have seen plays ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ and ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’

‘A Comedy about a Bank Robbery’

The Criterion is a theatre right on Piccadilly Circus. It has a small foyer and is largely below ground. The stairs have very smart wall tiling. I have seen plays ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ and ‘Peter Pan Goes Wrong’

Sheffield – a surprise visit

The surprise was on me because my friend Jenny, who I went to visit in Sheffield doesn’t live there. She lives in Leicester, 70 miles away. I could have gotten off the train an hour earlier. I have no idea

Sheffield – a surprise visit

The surprise was on me because my friend Jenny, who I went to visit in Sheffield doesn’t live there. She lives in Leicester, 70 miles away. I could have gotten off the train an hour earlier. I have no idea

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

Hampstead Modernism

I went on another walking tour, this time of 1930s architecture in Hampstead. We began with a lecture at Burgh House, a gracious Georgian mansion now a museum and coffee shop. Artistic talent n Hampstead long preceded the 1930s. John

SCP 25th anniversary

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the formation of the (Anglican) Society of Catholic Priests was held on Thursday 12 September 2019 in Southwark Cathedral. Member priests vest for the service. The bishops join us, including one of our own, Bishop Kate

SCP 25th anniversary

The twenty-fifth anniversary of the formation of the (Anglican) Society of Catholic Priests was held on Thursday 12 September 2019 in Southwark Cathedral. Member priests vest for the service. The bishops join us, including one of our own, Bishop Kate

‘The Doctor’

This was my first visit to the Almeida Theatre in Islington, but I am aware that many of their excellent plays transfer to the West End. This is a great play, but perhaps better suited to trendy Islington. Doesn’t Jeremy

‘The Doctor’

This was my first visit to the Almeida Theatre in Islington, but I am aware that many of their excellent plays transfer to the West End. This is a great play, but perhaps better suited to trendy Islington. Doesn’t Jeremy

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has

Rushing through Russia

Before we left Moscow, and rushed off on a high speed train to St Petersburg, we inspected some of the transport infrastructure. There are several Tran lines, here travelling through a park on a dedicated corridor. The park itself has

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

‘The Son’

“Everything will be alright”. Of course it wasn’t to be and I do blame the parents completely. The story of an adolescent with mental health issues which come to the fore following his parents divorce and father’s remarriage. Written by

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan

Hansard – the play

I don’t want to give too much away about this excellent new play by Simon Woods, his first I understand. I absolutely loved it. I do hope he continues writing. Playing at the National Theatre. A two-handler starring Lindsay Duncan