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God the three in one

The Athanasian Creed (Quicumque vult) Whosoever will be saved, before all things it is necessary that he hold the Catholic Faith. Which Faith except every one do keep whole and undefiled; without doubt he shall perish everlastingly. And the Catholic … Continue reading

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MDCXI – MMXI

Almost four-hundred years ago on May 2nd, 1611, one of the greatest influences on the English language, the Authorised Version (AV) of the bible, was published. It wasn’t the first translation of the bible into English, and it certainly isn’t … Continue reading

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…bacon tastes good. Pork chops taste good…

After a lunchtime conversation with my work colleagues about the price of meat, I thought I’d have a look to see how much different meats actually cost per kg. The prices are a snapshot of the prices at Tesco on … Continue reading

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World Malaria Day 2009

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Hamlet, Act 1, Scene III.

And these few precepts in thy memory Look thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, Nor any unproportion’d thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. Those friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, Grapple them unto … Continue reading

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Free-Wheeling Leader(!)

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World malaria day

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What you don’t have, you don’t miss

It would seem that, when I look around at my friends, everyone around me has a laptop. Their reasoning for having one varies from it being their main/only computer, to something which is more convenient than a desktop, through to … Continue reading

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The English Gentleman

I charge thee, fling away ambition By that sin fell the angels. How can man then, The image of his maker hope to win by it ? Love thyself last: cherish those hearts that hate thee; Corruption wins not more … Continue reading

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Count your blessings

When upon life’s billows you are tempest tossed, When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost, Count your many blessings, name them one by one, And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done. Count your blessings, name them … Continue reading

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Ego inflation

Movie Reviews A good thing or a bad thing? I’m not sure…

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Long time, no blog…

To those who regularly read this blog, I do apologise for the lack of original ramblings of late! (I get the feeling I may be apologising to no one!) This is partly due to the madness of the Christmas season, … Continue reading

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It is well with my soul

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say, It is well, it is well, with my soul. It is well, with my soul, It is … Continue reading

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Moi…

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Kiwi!

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