Category Archives: On the road

My View For Awhile: Yeah… I know….

I know, I know.
If it weren’t for the fact that the great people at Paulus institute organized the Pontifical Mass tomorrow (I’m on the crew), and if it weren’t such a good cause, I’d be back at the Steam Pipe … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Jiggity-Jig Edition

I am at Heathrow as I write. I went from my front door to the lounge in just under an hour using a combination of Uber, Heathrow Express and fast track security. There are a few perks… few… … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 5: Pain and… we’ll see!

I mentioned pain yesterday.  One of the manifestations of the crud I picked up, has been an ear infection.   It has been pretty uncomfortable for days, but, last night, I couldn’t stand it anymore.  By the time I was … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: prints and pain

I’m having trouble with an ear infection that I just can’t shake. Today is pretty blustery, so the cold air is… bracing.
At the National Gallery I got a good quality print of a painting by Murillo which I have … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 4: pies and paintings

Lunch was a simple steak and ale pie, with chips. When done properly, they are quite satisfying. I went to the Lamb and Flag for this one.

Who could ever tire of the National Gallery?   A painting by Salvator Rosa … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 2: dumplings and Turner

Lunch is Dim Sum!

 
The buns, above, were light an fluffy.  Not at all as they usually are, that is, something meant for stopping a hole in a dike.
Now off to the Tate to see some Turner!
UPDATE:
I couldn’t take photos in … Continue reading

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LONDON DAY 1: “Blognic”? After the 6:30 Mass?

Several people have written about meeting up with me while I am in London (which is only for a few days).
I don’t know if people regularly go to The Coal Hole after the 6:30 PM Mass at Corpus Christi on … Continue reading

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My View For Awhile: Blighty Edition (and an appeal)

See my UPDATE, below.
Farewell to Rome.

Off again. It must be 90F on the plane.

 
UPDATE:
Our flight to London suffered some delay but I made it.

I met some folks and the first thing we did was find three glass of the cherry … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 4: priests and other bottom feeders

I had a lot to do in Rome today, many errands. I won’t bore you with them. Most of you want to know what I ate, anyway. I made breakfast in my own place: eggs over easy with prosciutto in … Continue reading

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ROME DAY 3: Conference continues

The Confraternity of Catholic Clergy conferences continueth.
Today we have as our speaker His Excellency Most Reverend Augustine DiNoia, OP. He is speaking on … wait for it… priesthood. He is a gifted teacher.

UPDATE
The talk about priesthood we just heard was … Continue reading

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