[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

what might seem to be a series of unfortunate events may in fact be the first steps of a journey.”  ~ Lemony Snicket

Dear loyal readers of this blog: a series of “unfortunate events” has caused this web site …

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Sitting comfortably
[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]


The last couple of years when we have been on holiday, I have noticed a man sitting by the main road that runs through the village near where we stay.

He seems to be there every morning and stays there

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You must be more careful with your words
[19 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Always be very wary when someone uses the words ‘must’, ‘ought’, ‘should’ or ‘try’ in a conversation: oft times it represents nothing more than their conscious/subconscious desire to have power over someone else. Always be careful when you use it

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[18 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Ok: it was patently obvious: I have been away for the last few weeks. Yet somehow, through the strange power of voodoo, this blog kept producing articles. Here is a secret: I wrote them all in advance.

Often when I

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[17 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

He is going to kill me for this, or say his favourite dismissive statement: ‘You are gay’

Thing is- a few years back, I though that this sketch was a joke: I now know it has echoes of reality…

I …

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‘Matthew 13:1-2′
[16 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]


I was reading the bit before the ‘parable of the Sower’ in Matthew ch13 & there are these words:-

‘That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the lake. Such a great crowds gathered around