Category Archives: charity

Hope and Charity: what you need is faith

I’ve been in the garden a fair bit between showers, and today’s 50 plus mph winds of Storm Eleanor, to tidy up. Everywhere is pretty dormant, life retreated into the inside to await warmer, sunnier times. A lot of work … Continue reading

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The Reason for the Season

I’m not a religious or especially spiritual man. So the meaning of Christmas or the winter solstice celebrations might, you’d perhaps think, be lost on me. But it has becoming an increasingly important time of year for me. I think … Continue reading

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If you’d bear with me…

… I want to ask a favour of each of you. I love London, a sprawling mismatch of a city with everything good and bad about it that you will find anywhere people, lots of people, live cheek by jowl. … Continue reading

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Don’t diss young people #1000speak #BeWoW

Me, using ‘diss’. How cool. Yeah, right. I’ll never be ‘street’ or ‘cool’ but I know one young lady who certainly fits the cool moniker. One of many privileges I have these days is to be both chair of the … Continue reading

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