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Poor bewildered beasts

10 December 2016 9:00 am

If you’ve ever read a history of the early days of the Foundling Hospital, you’ll remember the shock: expecting to…

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In praise of Advent

26 November 2016 9:00 am

The first Sunday of Advent is 27 November this year. For those of us who prefer Advent services to Christmas…

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In praise of Advent

24 November 2016 3:00 pm

The first Sunday of Advent is 27 November this year. For those of us who prefer Advent services to Christmas…

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Sweet sorrow

29 October 2016 9:00 am

So, is that it? The end of sweetness, and the end of taste? Physically speaking, those things will no doubt…

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Hope, fights and grammar schools

22 October 2016 9:00 am

A typical Kentish town, with its grammar school at one end and its secondary school at the other, is a…

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The vanity line

27 August 2016 9:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn may not be right about many things, but when he sat on the floor of a train, hoping…

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Death in Greenwich

23 July 2016 9:00 am

With the current political saga running in our heads, trumping all other stories, it has been hard to concentrate on…

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Imperial ambitions

9 July 2016 9:00 am

Early on the morning of Friday 24 June, Darren Gratton went into his butcher’s shop in Barnstaple and changed his…