Monthly Archives: August 2014

Summer on the Meadows

August 26th, 2002 At 8 o clock, The sun was shining, but it was weak: so long as you were in the sunshine you were warm, but as soon as it went behind a cloud, it became freezing. Every so … Continue reading

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Psalm 3

A Psalm of David, when he fled from Absalom his son.   O Lord, how many are my foes!    Many are rising against me; many are saying of my soul,    there is no salvation for him in God. Selah    But you, O Lord, are a shield about me,    my glory, and the … Continue reading

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Starting out

At the weekend, I was talking to one of the mums from church about her son’s first day at big school, and it made me think of my first day. Me being me, I’ve remembered quite a lot about that … Continue reading

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Up für der Cup

Every season, the FA Cup seems to become more and more of an incovenient sideshow though, I suspect that since last May, the FA Cup has regained status as a Trophy (with a capital T, term copyright Arsene Wenger, on a … Continue reading

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Going Downton

Some publicity photos for the new series of Downton Abbey came out earlier, and this one came in for some particular scrutiny. See if you can see why… (hint at the bottom)   (I originally saw this on the media … Continue reading

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Putting away the childish things

  This weekend, I went home, to Greenisland, to see my family and also to sort through some of my old toys and other mementos. The idea was to keep them for my children- I make no further comment on that. … Continue reading

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O-delay

I’m currently sitting in he departure lounge of Edinburgh airport where my flight to Belfast has been delayed. The two-hour expected delay has meant that I got a £5 voucher for food and I thoroughly enjoyed my ice cream and … Continue reading

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