Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Decline in the Religious Life

Today Mr Paisley Pedlar and I spent the morning at Michelham Priory near Upper Dicker in East Sussex.  Owned and maintained by Sussex Past (www.sussexpast.co.uk) the priory was founded in 1229 by Gilbert l’Aigle (d’Aquila) from Normandy, who most likely … Continue reading

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Posh Bric-aBrac

Last Saturday I went to my first “Brocante”.  This sounds terribly impressive and just a little bit wonderful, but is in fact just a posh name for a flea market or bric-a-brac sale.  In fact the Wiktionary definition (it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: One Shot, Two Ways

Hmmm, more challenging than it seemed at first but here’s my entry for this week…   

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Foreshadow

My offering this week… You can see more entries here: http://justsnaps.wordpress.com/2013/08/02/weekly-photo-challenge-foreshadow  

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Daily Post: Daily Prompt – Origin Story: Beginnings

Why did I start to write my blog, good question… a friend suggested it!  Being a naturally reserved (shy) person I had avoided blogging as it seemed that I might reveal more of myself than I may have found comfortable. … Continue reading

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