Category Archives: Churches

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

Guy’s Hospital

Nothing quite like a visit to hospital to make one queezy at the end of the day.Although St Thomas’ Hospital has relocated to the southern end of Westminster Bridge, it’s former neighbour, Guy’s Hospital, opened by Thomas Guy (who was

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

The South Bank

I didn’t want to meet my Waterloo but I did have to meet the indomitable Sophie Campbell under the clock in Waterloo station.Today we went for a walk through the South Bank of the Thames from Waterloo to Tower Bridge.We

Lunch at Trinity College, Cambridge

Starting the day early at Kings Cross (not the Sydney one).Such a clever modern addition to the original train terminal.I much quicker trip than my slow return from Kings Lynn yesterday and with air conditioning too.Four seats to myself and

Lunch at Trinity College, Cambridge

Starting the day early at Kings Cross (not the Sydney one).Such a clever modern addition to the original train terminal.I much quicker trip than my slow return from Kings Lynn yesterday and with air conditioning too.Four seats to myself and

Our Lady St Mary

This morning our select gang of Walsingham pilgrims had the honour of attending the local parish church at South Creake, Our Lady St Mary the Virgin. Our host was Fr Clive Wyllie SCP – who graciously invited us all to

Our Lady St Mary

This morning our select gang of Walsingham pilgrims had the honour of attending the local parish church at South Creake, Our Lady St Mary the Virgin. Our host was Fr Clive Wyllie SCP – who graciously invited us all to

To Walsingham

A big thank you to the Society of Catholic Priests in North America and Fr Tripp Norris for arranging the people-mover to take us to Walsingham from Canterbury. Seven of us, including the driver, had a very comfortable three hour

To Walsingham

A big thank you to the Society of Catholic Priests in North America and Fr Tripp Norris for arranging the people-mover to take us to Walsingham from Canterbury. Seven of us, including the driver, had a very comfortable three hour

St Augustine’s Priory

This morning we concelebrated Mass together in the ruins of the priory of St Augustine, after first honouring his burial place.We processed through the ruins to the remains of the crypt for our service.Our preacher was Canon Professor Esther Mumbo

St Augustine’s Priory

This morning we concelebrated Mass together in the ruins of the priory of St Augustine, after first honouring his burial place.We processed through the ruins to the remains of the crypt for our service.Our preacher was Canon Professor Esther Mumbo

Pugin’s place

Augustus Pugin (1812-1852) was an English architect, designer and artist who is principally remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic Revival architecture of the early nineteenth century, including the interior of the Palace of Westminster (Parliament) and many churches

Pugin’s place

Augustus Pugin (1812-1852) was an English architect, designer and artist who is principally remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic Revival architecture of the early nineteenth century, including the interior of the Palace of Westminster (Parliament) and many churches