"Her name liveth for evermore," reads the inscription on nurse Edith Cavell's grave at Norwich Cathedral but sadly over the years her name, together with her bravery and the sacrifice she made, has faded from the public eye, as so often happens with the passing of time. It is the 100th anniversary of her execution during the First World … Continue reading Tales from an East Anglian Childhood: Edith Cavell.
“All shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of things shall be well...” Julian of Norwich ( c.1342 - 1416). There is something about these words, said by a woman thought of as one of the great English mystics, that I find reassuring. Given that she lived during an era of suffering and … Continue reading Tales From An East Anglian Childhood – Julian of Norwich