Silent Sunday 11.4.21
Apr11

Silent Sunday 11.4.21

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A different kind of Easter Sunday
Mar29

A different kind of Easter Sunday

When the phone rang before 8am on Easter Sunday, I knew it was bad news. Nobody rings at that time for any other reason. Least of all on Easter Sunday, least of all when we’ve just altered the clocks and it’s actually 6.57 in the ‘old money’. It was mum saying she wasn’t well. There’s been a lot of viruses going round and it seemed like she’d picked one up. She wouldn’t be able to...

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When did Easter become a ‘thing’?
Apr06

When did Easter become a ‘thing’?

Looking at Twitter and Instagram yesterday morning, at piles and piles of chocolate eggs, decorations and presents, I found myself wondering when did Easter become such a ‘thing’? Seriously, a lot of those displays would rival Christmas morning. When did a single chocolate egg stop being an acceptable way to celebrate? When did we suddenly have to start adding presents into the equation? Every year, I buy my kids a single...

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