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Richard on August 22nd, 2015

Get ready for the Three Churches ‘Applefest 2015’, on 26 September 12-4 p.m. at Wormingford Church. With free entry, there will be apple related events for children and adults, stalls and refreshments. Between 3-4 p.m. CHRISTINE WALKDEN  from the BBC ONE SHOW will be presenting ‘Gardeners Question Time’ in the church. You can even submit […]

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Richard on August 21st, 2015

Vestry photographs can reveal the nature of a place, says Ronald Blythe THE peerless English summer proceeds. I sit in the garden, reading and making notes for a winter book. The white cat sleeps on them; the birds sing above them. An unseen harvester plies up and down with orchestral shadings of sound, and a […]

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Richard on August 19th, 2015

Ronald Blythe reflects on retirement and the enchantment of St James IT IS late morning, and still I loll in my chair looking out. Bees visit and revisit the same flowers. Vast clouds stay still on the horizon. Green Victorias will soon ripen in the orchard. Impatient balsam peppers me with shot. It arrived in English […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford – 14 August 2015

Richard on August 19th, 2015

A prayer discipline by the window occupies the thoughts of Ronald Blythe JULY for St Benedict, whose emblems are a broken cup and a raven. He died at Monte Cassino, where his great abbey stood in the way of the victorious allies, and was shelled to pieces. One night, praying by his window, Benedict thought […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford – 7 August 2015

Richard on August 19th, 2015

Ronald Blythe makes a long journey and visits a packed village pub I HAVE two calendars: one for the church, one for being a writer. Early July means Trinity services, and a 90-mile drive to Helpston to talk about John Clare. The latter includes a long stretch of what was the Great North Road, along which […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford – 31 July 2015

Richard on August 19th, 2015

Ronald Blythe wonders how a farm labourer dealt with summer heat THERE is at the heart of faith — all faiths, maybe — a serenity, a great quietness. It is why people have faith in God, his ultimate silence questioning our noise. We look for that peace which is beyond our understanding, but often in a […]

Continue reading about Word from Wormingford – 24 July 2015