Evensong is easily my favourite of all liturgies. I was thrilled to get one last opportunity to sing the ancient service with Taplow Youth Choir.
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A birthday in late-April is no time to hold a celebration (examinations begin in the early weeks of May), but two months on, my late eighteenth birthday party was blessed with wonderful weather.
Five years after the family hosted an evening boat party to mark Mum’s 50th and Harriet’s 18th, I picked this Sunday afternoon to hold my very own. With me engrossed in revision, Dad had done the vast majority of the organising, although I came up with the finer details: deciding on the menu, compiling the playlist, and suggesting a ‘Henley’ dress code.
Hello! I’ve just got in from the Taplow Youth Choir tour of Catalonia, and what a time we’ve had! We’ve stood in chewing gum, broken the automatic doors at the Spanish Robert Dyas, and...