Monthly Archives: October 2016

Keep it Reel: Hotel Transylvania

There wasn’t really any other choice with All Hallow’s Eve being just a day away! This is the film in which Dracula watches his worst fears become reality. The safehaven he had created for monsters like himself, persecuted for centuries … Continue reading

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All Souls’ Day: Blessed are Those who Mourn

The Beatitudes When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:  ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is … Continue reading

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All Saints: Light in the Dark

Halloween is the ‘marmite’ of public festivals. Some love it, relish the opportunity to dress up, play pranks, to embrace their darker side, and of course eat lots of yummy treats. It is nothing more than a bit of fun, … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Revving up for the Bake off – Finale

I had thought that with this week being half term, I might have a little more time in which to play with my bakes. Sadly not so. Although I did mange to squeeze in some preparation for a very busy … Continue reading

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Literary Links: A Whole Life

‘She walks on the mountain and steals through the valley. She comes when she wants and takes what she needs. She has no face and no voice. The Cold Lady comes and takes and goes. That’s all. She seizes you … Continue reading

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God’s Mighty Women: At the Foot of the Cross

Not quite at the foot of the cross, but looking on from a distance, were a group of women supporting each other in their time of need. This is what women do (when we’re at our best), sticking together, being … Continue reading

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Bible Sunday: It’s all about me.

So, this Sunday is Bible Sunday. It isn’t an official festival such as Christmas or Easter, it’s more of an opt in or perhaps more likely opt out observation. I wonder if its beginnings stemmed in the more protestant, evangelical … Continue reading

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