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Great British Railway Journeys

Invariably the programmes I want to watch on TV aren’t on when I can watch them. That used to be a problem but not so much when the iPlayer and other catch-up apps exist. 464 more words


Picturesque harbour

The pretty, little port of Dunbar is worth a visit. On the North Sea coast of Scotland, some 30 miles east of Edinburgh, its ruined castle stands guard over the harbour. 13 more words

North Berwick

Sometimes I just have a notion to go somewhere. It doesn’t always happen, however, depending on the time I’ve had said notion or where the desired destination is. 917 more words



There are certain sounds that immediately take you back somewhere, to some point in your life. Every time I’m by the sea, hearing the call of gannets reminds me of the new harbour in Dunbar, where quite a few of them call the Castle Rock home. 151 more words


Four: Philippians 2:19-30

What is special about the number 150?  Is it…

A:  the estimated age of the universe in billions of years?

B:  the number of sons of Ulam? 678 more words


Best of 2016

The newspapers this time of year are invariably full of features about the ‘Best of the Year’. I have already seen loads of such space-filling articles about the best of this year’s books and as ever, they puffed up books that in nearly all cases I hadn’t read and would need several lifetimes to read. 1,168 more words


Friday Morning Thought...

“Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.”

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