Monthly Archives: August 2012

Lythe Church and Viking hogsback tombstones.

Just north of Whitby, quite close to where I live, is a little church. It stands on the site of an ancient church that might even predate St. Hilda’s Christian settlement now occupied by Whitby Abbey. It has taken me … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking

One day the sheep will go back to the crag, the ox to the forest and the boar to the oak-wood, no more shrieks of anguish from the dark, packed sheds that squat like Sobibors in English fields. Note: Sobibor … Continue reading

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Whitby, a day after the Olympics.

After watching, from our sofa, all that splendid Olympic energy – we went for a stroll.

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