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Broken (an advent lament)

Our A&E groans like a gangrenous laugh, satisfaction now far from both patients and staff. An NHS ward makes up the next bed, as suffering souls become targets instead. Consultants are drawn by satisfaction and pay, and the mind stretching … Continue reading

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From the Vicarage February 2015

From the vicarage As I write, it’s 100 days to the next general election. Polls suggest that it will be the closest election in many years. Why is this? Some people believe that politics and politicians are all the same … Continue reading

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When risk and reward replace duty and love

The UK was once marked by a spirit of duty under God and love.  Men and women would go to great lengths to do the right thing for others, even at great personal cost.  This spirit has been replaced in … Continue reading

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