Tag Archives: terrorism

Walk in their shoes

“.. before I can live with other folks I’ve got to live with myself. The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.” Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird “Is everything okay over there?” said my … Continue reading

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Nice 14/7/16

It is a long time since I joined the crowds in France to celebrate a national holiday, but I remember the wonderful atmosphere and gaiety when I took my small son to watch the blooming of fireworks in the night … Continue reading

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No words

Sometimes there are no words. They have all been said. We are left only with those that sound like platitudes although they are spoken from the heart. There are no words. Yet to remain silent is to accept somehow, that … Continue reading

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St Albans – the screen of the martyrs

In the Anglican year, our visit still fell within the season of the Nativity and the figures depicting the birth of Jesus still stood before the altar in the nave. The brightly coloured statues on the altar screen seemed incongrous … Continue reading

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