Trees Need Not Walk The Earth

Celebrating National Poetry Month April 2021, Canada celebrates the 23rd National Poetry Month. Launched twenty-five years ago in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, National Poetry Month has been invaluable in igniting an awareness and appreciation of poetry.  In Canada, we joined the party in 1998 and are commemorating our 23rd National Poetry MonthContinue reading “Trees Need Not Walk The Earth”

Celebrating the Colour Purple

Purple has been with us since ancient days. According to a legend handed down through the centuries, purple was discovered by Heracles, or rather his dog. It all began when Heracles, with his dog and his companion nymph, Tyrus, decided to take an afternoon walk along the coastline of the Levant. It was a beautifulContinue reading “Celebrating the Colour Purple”

The Battle of Culloden April 16, 1746

This year marks the 275th anniversary of Culloden. On April 16, 1746, The Battle of Culloden, the final confrontation of the Jacobite Rising of 1745 will be commemorated this year, virtually. Culloden was the last pitched battle to be fought on British soil. The forces loyal to Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Young Pretender, were defeatedContinue reading “The Battle of Culloden April 16, 1746”

Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne

You are warmly invited to visit Newcastle Cathedral – whether you wish to join us for worship, or are seeking some space for peace and quiet, or are interested in exploring the Cathedral’s treasures – all are welcome.” Cathedral of St. Nicholas May 21, 2017, we visited the Cathedral of St. Nicholas, in the cityContinue reading “Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Newcastle upon Tyne”