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At the end of the Pope’s visit to the UK here are my Pope stories – just for fun 0

At the end of the Pope’s visit to the UK here are my Pope stories – just for fun

 At the end of the Pope’s visit I present to you my Pope stories….. I have lots of stories about my wife, her antics are a mine of interest and humour, let me share a couple with you.  Story...

This is just for fun – GETTING YOUR HAIR DONE 1

This is just for fun – GETTING YOUR HAIR DONE

Getting your hair done Black people in my church community, well to be more specific, the black girls, tell me that I need to understand that getting their hair done is: ·         Expensive ·         Takes a very long time...

A Strange Story 0

A Strange Story

Strange story Some years ago I was invited to speak at a church meeting.  My theme was ‘getting involved’, Pauline was with me and she also spoke along similar lines, emphasising the need for people who call themselves Christian...

Faith Schools 6

Faith Schools

 Faith Schools I note that the atheist religious evangelist Richard Dawkins in on Channel 4 again complaining about faith schools and telling us in superior and somewhat condescending tones about how divisive they are to the community. I also...

A Funny Thing Happened to me on the way to the Theatre 1

A Funny Thing Happened to me on the way to the Theatre

A funny thing happened to me on the way to the theatre  I thought you would enjoy this, and if I turn it into a short story and stick it on Amazon, perhaps they will pay me commission when...

Foster Care and Refugees 0

Foster Care and Refugees

PCC Fostering and care for Refugees. Pauline was watching the news one day when she saw a clip about a Norwegian ship which had picked up a crowd of drowning refugees off the coast of Australia.  The Australian government...

Pioneers or Settlers 0

Pioneers or Settlers

Pioneers or Settlers  Mission 10 Story 10 I wish that I had thought of this title but if memory serves me correctly it was first used by Gerald Coates in a book of the same name, and he certainly...

Angry Young Men 0

Angry Young Men

Angry young men Mission 9 Story 9  For me, understanding the principals of the Kingdom of God was a bit like Paul’s Damascus Road experience, I fell off my donkey and a bright light came on.  Only I fell...