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Budapest Jollies 2

So I have told you about Thursday, and Sunday…We head on into Monday. Actually, I made a mistake in the last post: we didn’t buy breakfast things on Sunday evening – we went out for breakfast on Monday, so we … Continue reading

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Budapest Jollies Part 1

Hello everyone! Having told you about the “spiritual” side of my time in Budapest, I thought I’d share some of my not-so-spiritual time! I arrived on the Thursday, the day before the retreat was due to start. There was another … Continue reading

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Christmas Hygge

Thank you everyone for your good wishes. Still waiting. In the meantime, here is a lovely Christmas song for you – especially if you are a prog rock fan (but if you’re not, don’t let that put you off. It’s … Continue reading

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Hello everyone. Sorry I’ve not been around much. Some rather big and scary issues have raised ugly heads. Hopefully, they will turn out to be nothing, but we are Waiting and Seeing. I will post Budapest photos when I work … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Budapest Retreat

Hello everyone! I’m back after a wonderful week away in Budapest. I had three days of retreat, at St Arnold’s Retreat House, followed by 4 days being a tourist with a friend. The retreat was a Vocational Discernment retreat, with … Continue reading

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Where have I been? Wiesbaden!

Well, I was clever enough to schedule my Desiderata posts (yes, I know…it’s not actually that clever at all!) for while I was away but the weekend of 19 – 22nd October I was in Wiesbaden. This was for the … Continue reading

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Desiderata 17 & 18

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.

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