Pers-peck-tive: Hungry Hens on Holy Island.

Peck, peck, peck……. …………..these hens made quite a noise pecking in unison and with great determination and persistence on the cottage window. I was very fortunate a few months ago to spend a week on retreat on the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Just around the corner from my accomodation was Read more…

Thursday Doors: Fishermen’s Huts On Holy Island

How to recycle an old fishing boat. The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, commonly known as either Holy Island or Lindisfarne, is a  tidal island off the northeast coast of England.  Holy Island has a recorded history from the 6th century AD; it was an important centre of Celtic Christianity After the Viking invasions and the Norman Conquest of England , Read more…

Square Format: Street-Lights on Holy Island.

The Holy Island of Lindisfarne has no light pollution. On a clear night the starry sky is amazing. When I was there on retreat in November last year, some of our number had to wait until after dark to cross the causeway to the island. With no street lighting, a Read more…

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