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07 March 2008

Foundation Bristol: Little Service: Babettes Feast

The little service has turned a corner in creativity in the last few months. New people. New ideas. This week the service was themed around the Oscar winning Babette's Feast. There are different opinions about what this film is about but it seems to boil down to grace and kindness – and daft Christians. This post explores our preparations and rituals in photos.

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Foraging for Sorrel. It’s still good at this time of year.

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Third course: Tunisian Orange Cake, soaked in sweetened, syrupy juice. OMG!

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First course: Quail eggs and sorrel (from the forage) cream on bleenies.

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Second course: Roasted Vedge Chips in newspaper cones.

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One of the activities was to adapt the peace. There were 40 empty bottles and blank labels. Everyone was invited to write a blessing on one of the bottles and then exchange the bottle with someone else as an alternative to saying the peace.

10 40 Green Bottles

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Your comments:

BRUCE:
These images are SO special!
The wine bottle labels are just beautiful (I only manged to see a few of them)! Thank you so much for recording them.
Steve

#1. By steve on March 07, 2008

Wow!  Looks amazing, lots of hard work must have gone into it.

Such a shame I missed it - especially when there was food involved!  Hope you’re doing well.  Not been around at Foundation for a while but hope to be back soon.

L

#2. By Laura B on March 08, 2008

These photos are fantastic. It was a great service loving prepared and presented. Thanks to you and the beautiful Sara. xxx

#3. By Ellen Loudon on March 09, 2008

Wow!  I agree, these photos are amazing!  And it was a good service too.  Jen.

#4. By Jen on March 10, 2008











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