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 ( 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:  

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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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