On Sunday a ‘virtuous’ bunch from St Chrysostom’s kept an ancient
tradition that streches far back past Shakespeare into English
The beating of the bounds is a walk around the Parish boundary made at
this time of year – called Rogationtide. We walked and chatted our way
around St Chrysostom’s rather eccentric parish boundary – the
squiggles and divets probably following the lines of long colveted
Although not a very long way, a pause for tea – or suitably traditional cake and ale – at the home of the Sisters CHN at the east end of the parish was a welcome break.
Our little party marked trees and posts along the boundary with chalk
in homage to Bernard Mizeki, a Zimbabwean Anglican Saint, an icon of whom is in Church.