Creating Santons in Suffolk

I spent much of last week working with Peta Whiting in her pottery workshop near Stowmarket, Suffolk making the St. Oswald’s Nativity santon figures. There is a lot to get done if we are to get these completed in time for Christmas! Santons are small brightly painted pottery figures that form a Nativity scene. They are…

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Last flowers of summer

We’ve had a lovely Indian summer and the cottage garden flowers at the back of the Vicarage are now just about ‘hanging on in there’. The same was true of the greenhouse which was on the verge of being derelict. This week, however, it’s been fully repaired and is looking lovely. Autumn is now definitely here but…

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The oldest hand-written passages from the Hebrew Bible identical have been identified using digital technology to read an ancient scroll.
Read the BBC report HERE