Tag: Saints

MUSHROOMS, GRAVESTONES, SPIDERS & BEES

‘Mushroom Quartet’ I don’t make a habit of hanging out in graveyards. The only reason I found myself in one on Saturday morning was because it was pouring with rain and the path through the graves of St Eanswythe Church was a shortcut from where my car was parked and the place I was heading

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A PRINCESS WHO MORPHED INTO A FISH

(I typed her name in Google Images and this pic came up. I’m guessing this isn’t the Princess though)  In my last post I mentioned noticing a road sign outside Lidl’s in Folkestone (free parking for 90 minutes) named after St Eanswythe (aka Ēanswīþ or Eanswide).  I guessed she might be the Patron Saint of

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ZOOLON’S TAKE ON OPTIMISM

(a photo of me optimistically getting a bit of practice in for when I get to walk the high wire) ‘It ain’t over till the fat lady sings’ is (according to Wiki) ‘a colloquialism which is often used as a proverb. It means that one should not presume to know the outcome of an event

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