Monthly Archives: March 2016

Soul Food: Good Shepherd Pie

The ultimate Easter Sunday lunch has to involve the best roast lamb with all the trimmings – you don’t need me to tell you that and you don’t need a recipe – although if you need help with timings there … Continue reading

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Easter: Would you believe it?

The sun has risen and the Sabbath is over. The women are free to visit the tomb with the spices they had been preparing throughout the previous day, anxious to be able to tend to Jesus’ body with love and … Continue reading

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Thursday Holy Week: What happened next….?

  [Jesus]‘Mmmm, smells good doesn’t it?, but first, before we tuck in, let’s deal with these smelly feet, John yours are right under my nose, and I can’t enjoy my food when all I can smell is your filthy feet!’ … Continue reading

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Wednesday Holy week: What happened next….?

  [Jesus]‘so, Simon the Leper…’ [Simon]‘Jesus, you know if anyone else called me ‘Simon the Leper’ I’d clock them one..’ [Jesus]‘I do, Simon, and it’s a risk that I’m willing to take – you know I’ll only turn the other … Continue reading

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Tuesday Holy week: What happened next….?

  [Jesus]‘Come Thomas, don’t dilly dally, I warned you we would return to the Temple, and so we are, now, are you with me? Or against me’ [Thomas, sullen]‘With you, Jesus, even if we have to follow your footsteps to … Continue reading

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Monday Holy week: What happened next….?

  [Mary]‘Did you really ride on a Donkey?’ [Peter]‘He did’ Peter replied to Mary, [Mary]‘A colt? A foal? Never ridden on before?’ [Andrew]‘He did’ Andrew, to Lazarus [Martha]‘And what did the Pharisees say to that?’ said Martha as she brought … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

It is traditional to read the full narrative of the passion of Jesus on Palm Sunday. To sit, or stand, through the account of Jesus’ trial and subsequent arrest. The gospel writers have said all that needs to be said … Continue reading

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