Murray Mania!

It was one of the most emotional moments of my recent experience. Breathing was becoming difficult, tears were forming in my eyes and I was hugging my neighbour like our lives depended upon it. I suspect almost everyone […]

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Big Brother

Big Brother

Out of the blue and usually at meal times, we’re no doubt all familiar with persuasive sales calls. In 2013 I’m finding double-glazing and kitchens have been surpassed by financial services and charities. The most recent call came […]

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Father figure

Father's Day

Who taught you to ride your bike, build a castle in the sand or kick about a football? Who helped your build your first Airfix, taught you how to drive a car or walked you down the aisle on that special day?

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Celebrity

I grew up in north Glasgow in a family that can best be described, and I mean this most positively, as ‘average’. We were two hard working parents and three children in a solid bungalow, in a nice […]

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What we learn from the languages of Jesus

I have been wondering recently what languages Jesus could speak. When Jesus read from Isaiah 61 in the Synagogue in Nazareth he would probably use Hebrew as that was the language Isaiah was written in. But the language […]

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The Ugly Duckling

When I was a child I read the Ugly Duckling tale as an encouragement. No matter how fat, thin, plain, boring, spotty, gap-toothed, knock-kneed, freckled, short, tall, smelly, snobby or just plain ugly I was, eventually I would […]

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