Pushing the boat out

  During the 1930s Malcolm Muggeridge was a socialist and a journalist for a leading English national newspaper. After emigrating from England he went to live in the Soviet Union which attracted many left-leaning English intellectuals of the time who were convinced by inadequate socialist convictions. He soon came to realise that a culture based upon atheistic…

Strata Florida

  On a recent visit to Ceredigion in Wales I took these pictures of some abbey ruins known as Strata Florida. This former Cistercian abbey was founded in the 12th century. In 1539 the abbey was ransacked and dissolved by those acting on behalf of King Henry VIII. This is one example of hundreds in…