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Reflections on the Election

Five years ago, I wheeled my mother to the polling booths, on a windy May afternoon, she in the last stages of the cancer which would eventually claim her body, and yet still grasping on tightly to the polling card she carried. 1,167 more words

Reflections On The Path

Willing Change (3/4): adding value

. . . the time has come when each human being on earth must learn to accept responsibility for the welfare of the entire human family.

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In response to the Tories posting on my Facebook timeline

Could I ask that you never, ever get your sponsored messages onto my timeline again?


As for this Big Society idea, whatever happened to that? 162 more words


Cameron, Jesus and the Big society.

One of the better twitter hashtags of late has been #CameronJesus, proving satire isn’t dead and that comedy and politics do mix.  It was prompted by a series of claims about both Christianity and Conservative theology that they bear greater examination, especially the underlying motivation for speaking out at this time. 908 more words

Good morning starshine

The world says hello. Or rather my phone did at 7 am this morning with a friends request to come and see her in London this afternoon. 287 more words

The Universe And All That Jazz...

Rise in Burglary – It is Official

It has been reported that Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd has warned that crime is on the rise, and may get worse as the coalition Government’s programme of cuts continue to bite. 200 more words

Local Issues

Nudging witches to feel good about themselves.

My Black Cat has just presented The Witch Doctor with some Christmas reading.

Does she not know that witches are not in the least charitable? 20 more words

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