Monthly Archives: August 2012

EVEN IN ARCADY

Quidquid latet apparebit. “Whatever is hidden shall be laid bare.” Hearing or reading those mighty words of the Dies Irae, I’m reminded of a silly event from my youth, one that doesn’t involve evil or final judgements. I’m just reminded, … Continue reading

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QUINLIVIN IS VISITING (QUINLIVIN III)

The young priest approached the reception. He was the springy, athletic type, the type you could picture after hours in a Souths or Randwick jersey, with a clipboard and a whistle dangling from his neck. Along with a wink, he … Continue reading

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THE THIEF OF SAINT FAITH

After the exertions which have brought me no small honour through France and beyond, I am now blessed to spend my last years at the Abbey of Saint Faith, in shining Conques. Here is where my low and miserable life … Continue reading

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