there is ways to see this world i saes. there is the way of the boc and the way of the wilde there is the god of the boc and the gods of the mere there is the way of the crist and the eald ways of this land Paul Kingsnorth, The Wake, p. 334 Be … More The way of the book and the way of the wild: a review of Paul Kingsnorth’s The Wake
Recently in the UK there have been a number of strikes by hospital doctors over the new contract handed to them by the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt. On a couple of these occasions, I spent a brief period, before going to work in the morning, holding banners with doctors and their supporters at my local … More Who treated the sick in Anglo-Saxon England?
With the season of Easter upon us, I have been thinking about how the resurrection of Christ might have been celebrated in the Anglo-Saxon church. How did people relate to the story of Mary Magdalene and her companion arriving at the tomb to find not a body, but an angel – essentially the moment at … More Who are you seeking? Easter in the Anglo-Saxon church
When I started blogging last month, I planned to at least begin by writing one post a week, although I knew that I was unlikely to keep that up; I have a number of projects on at the moment. In particular, I recently spent two weeks in intensive rehearsals for HIDden Theatre‘s production of the … More Learning your lines: on plays and prayerbooks