Author Archives: Sarah Mullally

About Sarah Mullally

If you wanted a blog run by an experienced blogger look elsewhere - I am a beginner. I am a mum, Cathedral Canon, Dame and poor potter - welcome.

Learning from the15th August 1965 – Lynmouth

On 15 and 16 August 1952, a storm of tropical intensity broke over south-west England, depositing 9.0 inches of rain within 24 hours on the already saturated soil of Exmoor. A guest at the Lyndale Hotel described the night to the Sunday … Continue reading

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Random Acts of Kindness

Last year as hundreds of firefighters worked around the clock to tackle the fire in Cathedral Green the people of Exeter made sure that they were looked after supplying food and drink – the fire fighters spoke about random acts … Continue reading

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Walking in the foot steps of others

This week I have been walking the Via Francigena. It is not for the weak hearted or soft footed! We started at Orsieres in Switzerland and made our away up to 2473 meters to Great St Bernard Pass in Italy … Continue reading

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I commit to action that seeks to heal the wrong which has been done

This is the season of ordinations. Those who have for some time been discerning their vocation will be ordained deacons and priest in the Church of England. As part of the service of ordination of deacons Bishops will say “Deacons … Continue reading

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Lasting Love

Love is very important in our culture. The Beatles sang, “All you need is love, love, love is all you need” back in August 1967 which was one of the greatest selling records of all time. Amazon currently lists over … Continue reading

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We need to admit how much this hurts

This week in Manchester we have unfortunately seen the NHS and emergency services at its best and Lucy Easthope in the Guardian online talks about how the emergency response of Monday night has been planned over many years.  The planning has included … Continue reading

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#NursingHeros – to light and lead the way

On Saturday I joined the nurses’ league of the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospitals to celebrate their 85th Anniversary reunion.  I am a great fan of nurses and the NHS having seen some of the best care across the NHS … Continue reading

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