Day 2: St Martin in the Fields & St James Park

Our third church service of Sunday, 10 Aug was at St Martin-in-the-Fields. Unlike Westminster, the interior was painted—and white; add in the grand windows, and it was quite bright in there.  Imagine travelling from a tenebrous and mysterious stone castle whose ceiling itself is nearly lost in shadow to this bright, white worship hall.  Each […]

Day 2: Westminster Abbey

Sunday morning, we visited Westminster Abbey for Sung Eucharist, scheduled for 11:15. Westminster Abbey is a grand, gothic edifice, and I found its architecture, music, and sculpture a garden of empyrean delights, the music most of all. We were obliged to leave the service before it was complete, shortly into the imparting of the sacraments.  Given […]