Monthly Archives: August 2011

Day 4: Billington and Leighton Buzzard

Father John Fenn We visited Billington in search of the home of an ancestor, John Fenn, (called “Father” John Fenn, perhaps to distinguish him from a great-grandson, also named John). The story of Father John Fenn is amusing and worth … Continue reading

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Something doesn’t add up in Joseph’s visions

The writer no longer holds the following position (having been disabused of it by Luther). The post remains in place due to pack-rat compulsions. What’s wrong with this prophecy?: “The sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance … Continue reading

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Day 4: Leaving London

King’s Cross station and Platform 9 3/4 Our depature from London took us through King’s Cross station.  Some one or other of us had heard that the city had installed a false “Platform 9 3/4” in tribute to the Harry … Continue reading

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Day 3: The Orangery

At Kensington Palace stands a well-reputed tea house called the Orangery. My mother and I share afternoon tea once a week, so it seemed natural that we must visit such a place while we had the opportunity. The fare Although … Continue reading

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