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The Sardana

French translation below

Dear Friends,

One of the most delightful sights to behold in Barcelona is the dancing of ‘The Sardana’ which takes place every Sunday outside the steps of the Cathedral from around noon.

The origins of the dance are somewhat of a mystery, however it is … read more.

Pacifists or Peace Makers?

Dear Friends,
Apologies, my weekly blog is late this week.  It’s been a rather busy week with travel and work and now more travel!
Earlier this week, I was thinking about two of the biggest influences on my life – Buddhism and Quakerism.  Buddhism – because I identify as … read more.

Possible Projects?

Dear Friends,
We’ve just returned from Lille, in Northern France (the capital of the Hauts-de-France region, not far from the border with Belgium).  We usually go there  3 or 4 times a year, as its only takes 1 hour and 20 minutes to get there via … read more.

Knit for peace

Dear Friends,
I’ve just returned from a few days in Ireland, seeing my mother and our extended family there.   It was good to reconnect in person with our loved ones.  It was deeply inspiring to drive to familiar places, especially the hills of my childhood … read more.


Dear Friends,
It was a joy to see some of your photographs from both the LGBTQ+ March and our Church stall at the Pride Festival.  Thanks to all of you who took part and who made time to visit our Church Stall.
A special thank you to … read more.

This week’s events

Dear Friends,
Thanks to all of you who were able to attend our ‘Hiroshima Service’ on Saturday August 3rd.  Thanks to Lukaš for his inspiring music and to Anne for her thought provoking reading about remembering the day the 2nd World War ended when she was … read more.

Hiroshima Day

Dear Friends,
From now on, I will be doing a weekly diary and blog which will be sent out by email every Sunday or Monday morning and the information will be put on our church website and on our Facebook Page.
Please, if you have any events or … read more.

They Are Us!

Dear Friends,

On Friday March 15th at 140pm and 155pm there were two consecutive terror attacks at mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand during Friday prayer time.  The two attacks caused the death of 50 people and varying degrees of injuries to 50 others.  … read more.