Tag Archives: monks

Temples, ruins and too much information

Monasteries, abbeys, priories – they never look so good as when they’re ruined, don’t you think? I spent many a childhood holiday trotting behind a father who was batty about architecture. Grand houses decked out in precious furniture and china … Continue reading

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Thinking for the world?

[Warning: I’m about to use the word ‘praying’ as part of an attempt to have an original thought. Be patient – this isn’t really about religion. Well, not as we know it.] Did you hear Sister Wendy on Desert Island … Continue reading

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