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It's Our Lady of the Rosary day! 

Its also my birthday and I'm looking into buying a shed for the allotment as a place to 'hide out' in the wake of the next papal interview. 

As you can see, building a shed is a complicated procedure, one that is no doubt completely beyond me. I've seen some online but they are rather pricey for what they are. I mean, its only wood, right?

There are certain specifications that the shed needs to adhere to. I want it to be a poor shed for a poor allotment, for the poor. It must be poor, humble, simple and stripped of worldliness. The wood should not be treated. The wood should be second hand, preferably from the 1970s.

If any readers have any ideas about how to get a shed for my allotment or want to help me to get one I'd be interested in hearing from you. The allotment is coming along nicely, obviously still not ready for its grand opening, yet I can't become a Catholic version of 'that nice Alan Titchmarsh' until I've got a shed. Any ideas, contact me.

As it happens, please pray for me. I really do need to go to Confession today. Pray too for the soul of a fellow parishioner at St Mary Magdalen's who has died and whose funeral it is today and for her father, a priest in the locale.

Happy Feast day, readers. 

I think I'll stick with the Rosary... 




Comments

Lazarus said…
Happy Birthday, Lawrence! (And you will be in my prayers.)
Genty said…
Posted on freecycle Brighton today a 6x3ft shed. Needs dismantling so you'd need a friend to help. But by dismantling it, you'd know how to rebuild it.
Tim said…
Happy Birthday
Lynda said…
Happy birthday!!
Genty said…
Meant to echo the good wishes on your birthday. Better late than never. I hope it's been a good one.
Andrew said…
Happy birthday-hangover!
Michael1 said…
A very tiny correction. As Edna Wilkinson was almost 92, Father Paul was her son. Edna would have been amused by the slip, but would love you for the prayers.

Michael