Today, 29th September, is the celebration of Michaelmas. St Michael, the warrior Archangel, is honoured as the protector of the individual against evil forces. Let us all hope that St Michael looks kindly on this Anglo-Saxon England and protects us all from the evil overseas.
It has been announced that Cross Channel sailings on the Hastings to St Valery route have been suspended at the behest of the Wessex Border Patrol. It is as a precaution for the anticipated invasion of Normans in exceptionally large numbers expected at the end of September but stories of a fleet of 700 ships must be way off the mark.
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