Posts from August 2016

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August 2016

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‘Go compare!’ Just one Cornetto!’ ‘A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play!’ ‘Washing machines last longer with Calgon!’ ‘…. with mild, green, Fairy liquid.’ ‘If you like a lot of chocolate on your biscuit join our Club!’ I’m quite sure that it was impossible to read these advertising slogans without at least […]

July 2016

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What’s in a name? that which we call a rose; By any other name would smell as sweet. (Romeo and Juliet Act II Scene II). William Shakespeare certainly had a way with words. And he introduced many words and expressions into our language. Some claim that over 1700 words in use were formed initially by […]

June 2016

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Dear Friends One of the things that we all have in common is that there are special “landmarks” in each of our lives. From a tiny baby we have those landmarks of our first tooth, our first words and our first steps. As we grow we have our first day at school, our first date […]

May 2016

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I am currently training to be a Guide at the Cathedral. The course is accredited by the Institute of Tourist Guides so it is not easy. Twelve of us started, I just hope 12 will finish! It irritates me somewhat when people say it was Augustine who brought Christianity to Britain. He brought it to […]