Tag Archives: Politics

For, lo, the winter is past

But the winter is still with us. It is nearly three weeks since the Solstice, but the weather is mild and damp rather than freezing cold like in some parts of the world. The spring of 2019 will bring us … Continue reading

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Conservatives and Liberals

I have just been reading the highly astute posting of Fr Jonathan Munn Blogday 2018: Oh! Grow up! Schoolmasters usually have experience in the shortcomings of human nature among children and adolescents who often find excuses to cover laziness and other … Continue reading

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Simplifying Things…

It is Gaudete Sunday (3rd of Advent) and O Sapientia in the Use of Sarum. I am feeling very worn down by the comings and going of the efforts of Mrs Theresa May to save her “deal” with a Parliament … Continue reading

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The Possessed

Not having written anything political since the third of this month, I have to say that the last couple of days have shaken me to the core. Two heads of state, for totally different reasons, are at the point of … Continue reading

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French Revolution II ?

I have in my life seen demonstrations (the 1984 protest against the abolition of private education) and even a little rioting from a safe distance, but nothing compared with these scenes from Paris. Tear gas is horrible, through its effect … Continue reading

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I fell asleep and had a dream….

Actually I read this Independent article – Voting down the Brexit deal could lead to the Queen forming a new government of Remainers – here’s how The idea is that if Mrs May’s deal gets voted down in Parliament, the … Continue reading

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Revolution?

I have just found this piece on Facebook written by an Orthodox priest: These last few years the country has been is something of turmoil, what with exiting the EU, the Church of England turning itself upside down, the Labour … Continue reading

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