Readers Corner

The Watchmaker of Filigree Street By Natasha Pulley This novel is a highly recommended bestseller. However it was a long time before I read it as I am not someone who enjoys fantasy. However once I started reading it I loved it. It is enchanting and sweeps the reader into a magical Victorian London inhabited…

The Moor by R.S. Thomas

It was like a church to me. I entered it on soft foot, Breath held like a cap in the hand. It was quiet. What God was there made himself felt, Not listened to, in clean colours That brought a moistening of the eye, In movement of the wind over grass. There were no prayers…

Praying by Mary Oliver

It doesn’t have to be the blue iris, it could be weeds in a vacant lot, or a few small stones; just pay attention, then patch a few words together and don’t try to make them elaborate, this isn’t a contest but the doorway into thanks, and a silence in which another voice may speak.

Volunteers needed

With lockdown easing and the Abbey re-opening, we are looking for volunteers to provide a warm, encouraging welcome to the town and to tourists. Can you help? A beautiful and serene environment to spend time in, meeting people, helping the community. Email parishoffice@wymondhamabbey.org.uk answering the following questions: Why do you want to volunteer at the…