Skylax of Karyanda

  One afternoon in Oman while out cycling on a mountain bike in the semi-desert of Ibri I discovered a fort. Incidentally there are two towns of this name in Oman but this Ibri is more isolated and further north. Up above I saw two Egyptian vultures gliding effortlessly overhead against the clear deep blue…

True Charity

  “True charity does not mean leaving minds in error and sin. It is easier never to contradict, and always to approve of people: to make oneself popular at the expense of truth, i.e. at the expense of our Lord Himself.” Archbishop Lefebvre. (Chapter 8, The Biography of Marcel Lefebvre by Bernard Tissier de Mallerias)

Going Underground

  Searching for tin A view whence we came Beams support granite walls Tracks in dark tunnel The end of the line and fresh air! After two hours underground visiting a local Cornish tin mine the last in our party of ten emerges. We learnt that this mine was most active in the early 1900s…

True Freedom

  In Transformation In Christ Dietrich von Hildebrand writes about the Christian attitude: “For he will not have attained to true freedom until public opinion no longer has any hold on his spirit; until he no longer knows any dependence but one – an unconditional dependence on Christ, to whom he has given himself, for all…