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What a morning for ice
A lovely clear sky
What a difference a week makes!
St Paul's call to Macedonia
With St Paul at Philippi
St Paul at Beroea and an Orthodox Monastery
The wonderful Meteora
En route to Athens
St Paul and the Areopagus
Paul and Corinth, and our Holy Communion in the open air.
Journeying into Holy Week
Holy Week and Easter in Five Objects
Tuesday of Easter Week
What's in a memory?
A visit to Lambeth Palace
A damp retreat!
Comings and goings
Getting things in order....
Swanage from a new angle
The Dream of Gerontius
"It's good to be back!"
The St Mary's icon (part one)
The lost will be found!
St Mary's icon, part two
Pentecost and a Royal Wedding!
The Countryside in May
The healing nature of gardens
Reading the Psalms
Time to wait and watch
A little gentle gardening
Prayer for Swanage and Studland
Flowers of the Field
We Meet You, O Christ...
All Things Bright & Beautiful
A Few More Discoveries...
Nine months can seem longer or shorter!
Remembering Achill Island
Dry ground, blue skies!
All Things Bright and Beautiful
David Poulter's Organ Recital
Seeds and stony ground
The calm before the storm
Pimms and Hymns
Beans climb high as the drought persists
Beholding and Reflecting
Goings and Comings
The Spreading Flame
Only a bus-ride away...
Time, contrasts, life.
One memory to another....
A day of music and sunshine
Early Autumn at Anvil Point
'Ride and Stride' and the Swanage Folk Festival
School class assemblies at St Mark’s Church
The autumn rectory garden
Canon Peter Burtwell's 60th Anniversary...
Random Acts of Kindness...
Approaching Harvest Festival
“Another thought on Harvest Thanksgiving”
Remembering a famous climb
Remembering Thomas Traherne
Preparing for Remembrance
A lovely autumn day
Home, Memory and Remembrance
War, Faith and Reconciliation
Young People of Swanage Remember
A tree falls
The rectory garden turns towards winter
Lucy Menzies 1882-1954
An Advent Session of Children's Activity
A Very Special Christingle Service
Does more time help?
A tale of four Christmas Carol Services
Embers of yesterday
The dawn of 2019
A visit to the Isle of Wight
"On this Island"
Winter, but showing a few signs of Spring
Charles Alan Smythies
From wet Saturday to reflective prayers
The Consecration of Bishop Andrew
St Brigid's Day
From Rock Cake to Agglestone Rock!
John Ruskin anniversary
The Silence of the Girls
Skylarks above Durdle Door
Snowdrops at Kingston Lacy
If my people ...
The sound of water
St David's Day
Children exploring what is enough...
St Mark's SIAMS inspection result
Praying Together - Lent 2019
Thoughts of Spring
Let there be Light
The Voice of Jeremiah
The Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Exciting Musical Initiatives
Signs of the times
Durlston Pleasure Ground Project
Preparing for Holy Week
Seeing what is similar but not quite the same
Good Friday in Swanage
From Easter Day
transferred saints' days
Pimms, Hymns and Songs of Praise
Julian of Norwich and an early May walk
A great catch of fish
Mid May and the Easter Season
The Desert Fathers and Mothers
He's up! He's out! He's still about!
Studland Flower Festival reaches its 50th year
A Visit to Cuddesdon
The Bishop Edward King Chapel
Two hidden windows in St Mary’s - Part 1 - Elijah
Two hidden windows in St Mary’s - Part 2 - John the Baptist
Kite-flying for Pentecost
Surprised by Grace
Summer is here!
Activity, Sunshine and the Summer ahead
Solveig and seven others to be ordained deacon in Salisbury Cathedral tomorrow
The beauty of Swanage gardens - and meadows and coastal paths at Durlston Country Park
Silver on the Wing
Reflecting on the Ordination Service
Walking from Swanage to Studland
A wasps' nest and other signs of Summer
Simon Lole's Organ Recital
Swanage Parish Fête 2019
The desert in the city
Wildlife in the rectory garden
Another wonderful organ recital
The 'Second Degree of Grace'
Visitors Reflect on Finding St Mary's
Morning Prayer and the Healing of the Paralysed Man
Joseph Edmonds - Memorial Plaque in St Mary's
Focus on the Environment
Last night at Westminster
The garden is ready for an autumn blitz
Two years on
An evening walk on Swanage beach
The Harvest season approaches
Greta Thunberg’s speech at the UN Climate Action Summit
The language of Parliament
Autumn is here
A musical weekend!
Choral Evensong discussion on BBC Radio Solent
Saturday Children's Explore Session on Animals
An early drive to Wareham Station
Remembering three remarkable lives
A vision evening and school harvest festival
Swanage and Studland Vision Evening - Swanage Methodist Church - 23rd October
General Elections and such like
Early Sunday morning
Return of the metal poppies
Children singing a little of Compline
A quiet beginning
Our bishops remembered in prayer
A drive back from Salisbury
Some words of Dave Merritt and Seamus Heaney
David Bellamy and the Isle of Purbeck
Swanage Town Carol Service
Pre-Christmas tidy in the Rectory garden
Days of Contrast
Winter Shrubs in the Churchyard
Near Epiphany at St Enodoc's
Passing Epiphany days
"Unusual Kindness" - the theme of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Sunrise over Swanage
The William Blake exhibition at the Tate Gallery
Landslips and pebbles
Diary of a Pilgrimage
Kingston Lacy's snowdrops
Moreton Church's Whistler Windows
Reflections a week into Lent 2020
Swanage and Studland Group to Oberammergau
Diocesan Share 2020
Thought for the Day
How good it is to make music to our God
St Cuthbert's Day
The lighting of a candle
A service for Mothering Sunday
The sound of music
Another Spring Day
"I am become like a pelican in the wilderness...."
A Craigie Aitchison Crucifixion
Service for Passion Sunday
A daily exercise
To lift one's eyes
A virtual walk
Plans for Holy Week
A dove released, as from the hand of God
Choral Evensong discussion on BBC Radio Solent
Simon Lole did a short radio interview with Tim Daykin on BBC Radio Solent early on Sunday morning to promote Sunday’s "Come and Sing" choral evensong service with Hugh Morris (Director of the RSCM).
Here is the link:
I hope it works!