Here is a photo from last week of a young friend from Austria standing beside a road sign in Liverpool last week.…Continue
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There is something uniquely British about moaning. We are sceptics. As George Orwell once suggested, the reason no one ever goose-stepped down English streets is simply that everybody would laugh. There is a sense of distance that you don't see in the…Continue
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A couple of days ago I visited a microbrewery in Keighley. The Old Bear Brewery produces a variety of beers and the one I have tasted was very good.
However, I didn't go there to sample the goods. I went to see the Bottle Rescue scheme run by the brewery and employing a number of people…Continue
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… is not only the title of a great Bruce Cockburn song (look it up on youtube…). It also describes this video which I picked up from Jeremy Vine on Twitter:
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Last week I interviewed fourteen ordinands prior to their ordination as priest (yesterday evening) or deacon (this morning) in Bradford Cathedral. Since Thursday they have been on retreat at the gorgeous Parcevall Hall.
One of the questions I asked them (apart from: “Why should we ordain…Continue