Durham and St Cuthbert – The Cathedral

An excerpt from the book: Travels through History – North-East England The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham is the official name of Durham Cathedral and is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham. The present cathedral was founded in 1093 and was built in just 40Continue reading “Durham and St Cuthbert – The Cathedral”

Travels through History – France – Narbonne

Extract from the book ‘Travels through History : France” available here The Via Domitia was constructed in 118 BC around the same time the first Roman colony in Gaul, Colonia Narbo Martius (Narbonne) was founded. The Via Domitia connected Italy and modern day Spain. The road crossed the Alps by the Col de Montgenèvre, followedContinue reading “Travels through History – France – Narbonne”

Christian Beginnings by Geza Vermes

This is a brilliant book that I recommend to you all, even if you’re not religious or a follower of Christianity. This book traces the evolution of the figure of Jesus from a prophet in the tradition of other Jewish holy men of the Old Testament to a mysterious being who is consubstantial and coeternalContinue reading “Christian Beginnings by Geza Vermes”

Our Cats in Amsterdam

Our Cats in Amsterdam is the sequel to The Diary of a Buddhist Cat. Freddie and Gemma’s combination of daring rescues, apprehension of thieves, and stealthy listening skills have come to the attention of the crows at Europol. Recruited to spy on the mafia, diamond smugglers, and human traffickers in Amsterdam, our heroes face manyContinue reading “Our Cats in Amsterdam”