Monthly Archives: June 2014

St Cuthbert’s Cave

St. Cuthbert’s Cave is an overhanging outcrop of Sandstone rock, supported by a pillar of stone. It is said that the monks of Lindisfarne brought St. Cuthbert’s body to this place in AD875 following Viking raids on the Island. Some … Continue reading

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Farne Islands

Recently I had a week on solitary retreat on the shore (30 paces from high water mark) opposite Lindisfarne. One day, I visited the Farne Islands off the Northumberland coast. I went across to the Farnes on Billy Shiels’ (MBE) … Continue reading

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