My lovely Lorraine surprise

My lovely Lorraine surprise

I was having a cuppa in Saintes in a rare moment of sunshine when who should come up and tap me on the shoulder.  Steve my Wacaday cameraman and wonderful cycling pal and lovely Lorraine Kelly.  Such moments seem

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The lantern of the dead

The lantern of the dead

It seemed fitting to find myself at Fenioux - the lantern of the dead.  This is a huge church with spire and a matching stone lantern nearby. The church has fabulous carvings around the door and nicely weirdly a spare

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Why do you wear a tie cycling?

Why do you wear a tie cycling?

It's a strange thing to wear at any time but cycling?  Are you nuts Timmy?  Of course I am. When I went to Christchurch Oxford to meet the bishop for his blessing for this trip, the Porters in the

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Meeting the vicar general

Meeting the vicar general

It sounds like a military figure - the vicar general - turns out he's the Archbishop's fixer. It was a pleasure to spend an hour with Jean Paul Russeil at the Archbishop's palace in Poitiers.  We talked of St Hillary,

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