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The Bells Part 1

The Bells Part 1

The sirens screaming in his bleeding ears. His mother rushing him onto the station platform, with nothing but a hug to compensate for his departure. A lady office in a green uniform directing him off the train. Now the quiet countryside, and nothing but his memories...

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A Life Laundry

A Life Laundry

Last year we had a rewire in our house as we had problems with the electrics. This was worse than I had expected it to be especially as we were living in the house amongst the mess, noise and dust. We stayed in the extension (which didn’t need rewiring ) with some...

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The Centre of our Universe

The Centre of our Universe

We welcomed Bishop Mark to our churches in July 2019 and he talked to us about the importance of God in our lives. He showed us two balls - a football and a tennis ball and asked us to imagine they were the sun and the earth and did we know which one rotated around...

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You are What You Wear

You are What You Wear

It’s often obvious to tell what people do for a living by the clothes they wear.  Uniforms help us to identify people such as policemen, firemen etc. In the hospital, different grades of staff wear different coloured tunics and there are usually charts on the...

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Line of Duty

Line of Duty

I wrote this as the long-awaited fifth series of Line of Duty was being shown on BBC on Sunday nights.  This is behind the sofa watching- it's so scary and the unexpected is bound to happen. As is my usual habit I watched all the first four series before I started...

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The Sinner

The Sinner

I enjoy reading crime thrillers and am not deterred by gruesome descriptions and gory detail. I also enjoy watching crime dramas especially Scandinavian and other foreign series such as The Killer usually shown on BBC 4. Last year I watched a Canadian series called...

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The History of St Anne’s Church, Turton

The History of St Anne’s Church, Turton

St Anne's - A History The church is dedicated to St. Anne, the mother of the Virgin Mary and is situated on High Street in Chapeltown, Turton. Those who worship here regularly are privileged to live in this very beautiful part of Lancashire. This splendid church is...

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