St Cuthbert's Final Journey

Following 9th century monks as they flee from invading vikings with the body of St Cuthbert and the Lindisfarne Gospels – and undertake a momentous journey that helps shape England

Sometimes I plunge…

Sometimes I plunge through the press of waves unexpectedly, delving to the earth, the ocean bed. The waters ferment, sea-horses foaming .. The whale-mere roars, fiercely rages, waves beat upon … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Of all objects …

Of all objects which I have ever seen, there is none which affects my imagination so much as the sea, or ocean. I cannot see the heavings of this prodigious … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · 1 Comment


History History books can be dangerous things…especially when written brilliantly  – Francis Pryor, Archaeologist

February 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The seas only gifts…

The seas only gifts are harsh blows and occasionally, the chance to feel strong. Now I don’t know much about the sea, but I do know that that’s the way … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · 2 Comments

Even if…

Even if I could possibly hide myself in a tiny dwelling on a rock, where the waves of the swelling ocean surrounded me on all sides, and shut me in … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

I send you out…

I send you out as sheep among wolves. Be then as wise as serpents, and as gentle as doves            Matthew 10:16

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment