Tag Archives: Dome of the Rock

From the mouths of babes.

We had three children who did the trip to Palestine with us. Archie aged 9 was asked for school to do a little write up about his trip so I thought it would be interesting to ask the other children … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

“And did those feet in Ancient times Walk upon England’s mountains green? And was the holy lamb of God On England’s pleasant pastures seen?” This hymn in it’s song form sprang from my lips as we alighted the bus opposite … Continue reading

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Eid al Fitr

Today is Eid, the ending of the Ramadan fast for Muslims. This is traditionally when they give each other gifts and wear new, brightly coloured clothes, at little like Christmas for Christians. For Muslims, Mecca is the Holy of Holies. … Continue reading

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