Christmas thoughts

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Just a short recording I did Christmas 2013 – oh my days – how time flies! Yet some things never change.Enjoy Christmas everyone, but please listen to this recording and say a prayer for those less fortunate. Perhaps in the new year you will be inspired to do something that makes a difference in the… Read more »

What does Christmas mean to you?

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Hi everyone. Only a few days to go and Christmas will be over yet again! With so much planning for Christmas celebrations, the emphasis on spend, spend, spend, and the reality that people spend more than they can afford, what are we doing? Invariably we hear the complaints they have eaten too much, whilst the… Read more »

Juan’s release

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‘So what is Christmas all about?’ asked Enrie Molina, deferred parole notice in his hand. ‘For me, this year, freedom!’ answered his cellmate smiling, thinking of a typical day in those miserable surroundings. He hardly dared to believe that this Christmas represented freedom. He had spent so many days in confinement in that small dark… Read more »

Dolita’s Christmas

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“What is Christmas all about?” thought Dolita, as she wandered the streets. The date the 16th December, the beginning of the festivities. Nine consecutive days of candlelight posadas centred around children, who were often decked in colourful, hand-made costumes and carried brightly coloured, paper lanterns. The purpose behind the posadas was originally a practical way… Read more »

Tick tock, tick tock

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I just love to sit in silence and hear nothing but the sound of the clock ticking. Then that’s not silence is it! Oh well, there’s something so soothing about stillness and the gentle passing of time. Just as I love to embrace the sound of the rain whilst chilling in a caravan, something I… Read more »

Tiny horses

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Ok so you would expect me to be blogging about Christmas or the New Year but here I am talking about miniature horses. Although you may not see them very often miniature horses have been around for centuries. Once a favourite of many European royal courts in the past, today many of the world’s smallest… Read more »

Someone

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So what’s on your mind at the moment? The tragic death of the 30 year old woman and her new born baby, found dead in a Bristol gorge? CCTV showed her walking out of the hospital in slippers within hours of the birth! A woman apparently with mental health problems. The ‘chokehold’ scandal in New… Read more »

Countdown

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With the countdown to Christmas and the release of the Band Aid 30 single, ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ nothing could be further from the truth. With millions suffering in the world, whilst others dash around buying stuff they don’t need, we really have a world in crisis. This week on 19th November the United… Read more »

Back to school…

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Back to school in a few days and you hear us all saying, ‘I can’t believeI it’s September already. It will be Christmas soon!’ Not to mention the children are planning their request lists. Nothing like plenty of notice, thanks for that kids! But what about those who don’t know what Christmas is? Those who… Read more »

Christmas

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Having had the horrible flu virus that everyone around me seems to have suffered in one form or another, I have spent most of the past week at home. The week began with me wallowing in self-pity, but then I learnt to rest in my sickness and make the most of my time indoors. Yes,… Read more »