St. Philip and St. James, Whittington

Last month I visited the little church of St. Philip and St. James in Whittington, Worcestershire. It was a rather strange place, there was little spiritual feeling for me and the churchyard was sadly rather overgrown. I didn't feel drawn either to the building or to the grounds. Sometimes it does happen when a new…Read more St. Philip and St. James, Whittington

Stream of Consciousness

https://twitter.com/PatrickRothfuss/status/823631446061547520 Yeah, if you're reading this you probably already know how much Pat's writing means to me, how much it has helped. This is a little different. I just saw a couple of tweets he wrote about finding joy in a small moment and letting it keep you going. I have been doing really well, my…Read more Stream of Consciousness

Endeavour – Fugue

Come, friends, gather. Tonight we sing the praises of Endeavour. Welcome to my favourite episode of Season One, Fugue, and of course it is focused on music. Morse and music go together better than bacon and eggs. The episode opens with choral singers, specifically Morse, who has been spotted by the local newspaper as he…Read more Endeavour – Fugue

Endeavour – Girl

Read the previous review, Pilot, here. Spoilers, obviously, but it's been out for more than four years so... Oxford's Dreaming Spires, an opening if ever there was. Endeavour consistently uses its openers to dual purpose, one to lay out the players and stages that will become important in the mystery ahead and two, an insight…Read more Endeavour – Girl

Endeavour – Pilot

The start. Back to the beginning. I watched Inspector Morse sporadically, it was perfect when I was in the mood and grated when I wasn't. Lewis I found easier to connect to but Endeavour has been the real highlight of the group for me. A fourth season has been announced and I decided to re-watch…Read more Endeavour – Pilot