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Storyteller, priest, logophile, proud grandpa
Storyteller, priest, logophile, proud grandpa

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Somewhere high in the Austrian Alps there may lie the body of a librarian, for that is where Robert Proctor was last seen, at the head of the Taschach valley, on the morning of Sunday, 6 September 1903. How could anyone resist an article with an opening…
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The Bear Who Changed His Name Once upon a time there was a little bear, and his name was Bear Bottom. He thought it was a nice name, but whenever he went out of his house, all the people would point at him, and laugh, and say, “Look, there’s Bear Bottom.”…
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WTF? by Robert Peston My rating: 5 of 5 stars Robert Peston for Prime Minister! His North London Jewish background is so familiar to me from my own history and native place. He’s my kind of political commentator, too, and in this book (bracketed by a…
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Driving in the car yesterday I find myself asking Alison: ‘So what is that song that goes “Fish gotta sing, pigs gotta fly…?”‘ I can’t help feeling it’s gotta be the song for these surreal, crazy times we live in.
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Hand on heart, I have a terrible confession to make. I have been one of those — and we are many, many — who have been secretly wondering if democracy is such a great idea after all. When we see Donald Trump in the White House, and the United Kingdom set…
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Hello Tony, We wanted to update you about an upcoming change Facebook is introducing to their platform, and which affects how you may share posts from your website to your Facebook account. Starting August 1, 2018, third-party tools can no longer share…
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What I’ve prepared to say at the Eight O’Clock Holy Communion this coming Sunday (the Tenth Sunday after Trinity). As usual, preaching to myself before I preach to the congregation: And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it, Saying,…
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When he was 18 years old, Johann Hari went to his GP seeking help. He explained that he felt an enormous emotional pain that seemed to be leaking out of him uncontrollably. His doctor told him a story: that his distress was caused by a chemical imbalance…
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Tom Wright describes studying Theology in what he calls the ‘heyday of liberal theology’ in the 1960s and 70s. One of his teachers told his students, “There may be a Hell, but it will turn out to be untenanted.” As a consequence of that prevailing…
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38 years ago today, I was ordained as Priest in the Church of England. In my morning prayers today, I looked up the Ordinal in the Book of Common Prayer to read the exhortation in The Ordering of Priests. These are not quite the words we heard in that…
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