Controversy amongst the congregation, tension growing in a sense of trespass and dis-belonging settled by Father David with his complete and unhesitant support. Standing ones ground with Grace waves and cherry blossom the rules of tea ceremony that take years to master in response to unexpected settings, sites and situations.
"The tea ceremony was a strange and beautiful experience; all of us sitting where the choir stalls had been for hundreds of years - brought on quite a time trip."
Photograph by Dan Sumption
Here with particular gratitude to Rob Hindle's concern for tea serving.