I went for a swim in bright warm sun as the pool opened then looked to church but no cars so no service, so walked back by the Convent determined to go in, it is Sunday. Just walked straight into the chapel, incense still in the air and lots of children having sunday school next door, how often will that come back to them in their memoirs I wonder, it does seem to mark people.

The Chapel, so unappealing, dark modern wood and crazy paving as the back altar wall! With a normal ‘realistic’ wooden crucifix and plain altar below, no this does not have beauty , what are beautiful are the 14/15 stations of the cross carved wood pictures around the edge, especially the borders, all sorts of leaves. No they are not from here as no trees, sort of poignant.

Then I realize it is all Polish, less Icelandic then.

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