For the Time Being

I picked up this book for £2 in a second-hand book shop about 8 years ago. Every year I take it away with me on my summer holiday to dabble, reflect and ponder the sheer grandeur and beauty of the stories. It's a strange book unlike any other and worthy of a good chunk of... Continue Reading →

The Priest of Ypres

"In World War I Pierre Teilhard de Chardin had survived thirty months at the front; he rescued the wounded  - it was his job - under heavy bombardment.  A witness remembered his "rough hewn face that Greco had prefigured" and his "total lack of ecclesiasticism."  One of the officers serving with him wrote, "Two features... Continue Reading →

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