Category Archives: General Musing

Resonance

Some twenty years ago, as a much younger man, I worked as a teacher in what is now referred to as an “Independent School”. Part of my pastoral responsibilities lay with the care of a group of cathedral choristers, during … Continue reading

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Milestones

Saturday 19th May 2018… The Sun peeped over the horizon early. Well, actually, it was bang on time, as always – the passage of the Sun across the sky can be predicted to the very second each day – but … Continue reading

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I’ve got Faith

  It IS Sunday morning. This isn’t going to be a sermon – Faith is a 50ft narrowboat, and this week she became all mine. Built in 1979, she is pretty much a classic, and lovingly looked after for the … Continue reading

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Portsmouth…The Fish & Ships Move

There is…or was…until the Railway Authorities chose to raise the price by over a quarter, almost overnight…a good value railway touring ticket entitled Freedom of the Severn & Solent,¬†FOSS for short, amongst the railway enthusiast fraternity. Covering an area from … Continue reading

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Quinessentially Saturday

Widewanderer has landed back in Old England. It is to be an indefinite sojourn in this green and pleasant land, although the world does still offer an open invitation for to explore. For now, the bag is packed with camera … Continue reading

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I am a dove…

I think doves are known for their homing instinct – well, at least it sounds better than “pigeon”! Truth is, I’m heading home. Canada has been very good to me – and I really do mean that – but there … Continue reading

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The world of the Railway Modeller

A day or two ago, I had the privilege of visiting the Taunton Model Railway Exhibition in…Taunton (!) Pricey to get in, and pretty packed with all sorts of middle-aged gents quietly indulging their innocent little hobby, and, I'm happy … Continue reading

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