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Caldey Island: The Story of a Holy Island

by Chris Howells

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Caldey Island: The Story of a Holy Island - Chris Howells ****

On a recent visit to Tenby I nipped across to Caldey Island, a quick shifty around the gift store and I spied this book, I wanted to read up on the island life so picked it up. The island is a really stunning and peaceful place and if you are ever in that neck of the woods I would really recommend that you visit. Caldey is fairly free to roam around the grounds, but perhaps disappointingly you don’t get to meet any of the monks or visit many of the places where they live and work. This book almost acts as the missing link and contains information on the resident monks, their activities, a little of the islands history and numerous photographs. All in all it tells a little about a lot. My biggest moan is that I really would have preferred more detail, at just under 200 pages there were too many of that were just photographs, sometimes not of anything in particular. For the price of £15.00 I really wanted a lot more background to the Island itself and maybe a few stories from its distant past.

The book is a really nice memento from a daytrip, but if you are looking for something more substantial you will need to look further afield. ( )
  Bridgey | Jan 9, 2018 |
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