Sabine’s Christian Soldiers

We’ve got a recital coming up of hymns written by Sabine Baring Gould, including Onward Christian Soldiers, which he wrote during his time as a curate at Horbury Bridge. For the poster I’m showing him handing out copies of the hymn at the start of the Whit Walk from the mission at Horbury Bridge to the mother […]

Boletus in Stoneycliffe

Stoneycliffe Wood YWT nature reserve, 3.50 p.m., 52°F, 12ºC We’re getting misty mornings and still sunny afternoons as we’re under high pressure. With no breeze and no birdsong the woods are surprisingly quiet as I walk up Coxley Valley for a short sketching session. There’s a clatter of wood pigeon’s wings in the oaks above me. […]