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To Remember with Thanksgiving and Sorrow

As I have done for many years, I made sure to watch BBC’s Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance. For each year that I have watched it, a particular moment has stuck in my mind. For me, it is usually … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Remember me when I am gone away, Gone far away into the silent land; When you can no more hold me by the hand. Nor I half turn to go, yet turning, stay. Remember me when no more day by … Continue reading

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Always in my Heart

Me and my university flatmate have a lot of similar music loves. I’ve been introduced to a lot of new beauties too, although I should say my current favourite is old rather than new… (The above is Vera Lynn which … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Forty-Three – Holy Wednesday

Revelation 15:4 Lord, who will not fear and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship before you, for your judgements have been revealed.’ I haven’t chosen today’s verse from the Book of Revelation because I like it, I’ve chosen … Continue reading

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Lent 2012: Day Five

Luke 13:34 Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it! How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not … Continue reading

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Birdsong

*post contains spoilers* BBC’s Birdsong nearly killed me last night. Overwhelming. Yet how could I not watch it? Many tired faces today, many conversations, and many hugs. It’s hard to see the reality of this terrible war, remembering that WW2 … Continue reading

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Tsaheylu

“I’m trying to understand this deep connection the people have to the forest. She talks about a network of energy that flows through all living things…” My third (and at least for now final) consecutive post inspired by the film … Continue reading

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