Category Saints

Good thoughts on this Friday

I thought we’d have advice from some well known names this week: Oscar Wilde is recorded as saying: ‘Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes’  Lord Byron said of one person: ‘I wish he would explain his explanation.’  How many of us have experienced that situation? Another significant person – Albert Einstein – […]

The story of the Fenland Saints Guthlac and Pega

One problem about telling stories about individuals of centuries past is deciding what is fact, what may be fact, and what probably is story-telling/fiction. The story I am telling here could – and almost certainly does – contain elements of all three. Saint Guthlac (c. 674 – 714) and Saint Pega (d.719) were brother and […]