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My brother

Yesterday we drove to St Albans to see my brother being ordained.1BB9EDB0-8B4E-418A-BE51-4E804A47BE7FBB1DB7F7-107C-4583-BFAB-6C21B7D8A687ca903f00-4478-4fef-b08c-a0d20c6628c6.jpeg It was a glorious day with family and friends, there were hats, beautiful light and so much happiness.

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with Auntie Sheila and wearing a machine embroidered silk stole

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Today, going solo in a clerical collar for the first time, in a bar after work, the barman greets him;

‘Afternoon Father, how are you?’

…’life has changed significantly…’ he tells me.

 

 

By anna osborne

Living in East Anglia with my family and sewing machine I cover empty surfaces with scraps of fabric, search for treasure at Emmaus and the Red Cross jumble sales and take immense pleasure from making freehand machine embroidered textiles for the curious and discerning.

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