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Word from Wormingford

by Ronald Blythe

Posted: 06 Jun 2014 @ 12:19

Ronald Blythe recalls waking up in France, on Ascension Day

MY TRIPLE calendar comes into use, although I hope not into repetition. It consists of the lectionary, my diary, and my dreams. A kind of knitting together of the days. Thus, on the Ascension, I was young and in Vézelay, but getting on a bit in Wormingford, and in my imagination once again in Dedham Church, staring up at John Constable's gloriously ascending Jesus, which is skied above the north door.

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