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The one about the cows who weren’t as scary as they looked

I met some scary looking cows recently. As we walked past their field they all moved toward the fence and these two (who reminded me of a pair of nightclub bouncers) just stared at me. They were fenced in and so they … Continue reading

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A bully called Goliath – A story written by a 5 year old

This morning, my daughter wrote a story about David & Goliath and here it is: Once upon a time there was a boy called David. One day he went to see his brothers and when he got there was a big, … Continue reading

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Who’s afraid of tenpin bowling?

So, I took my daughter to a party at our local ten pin bowling place. She had been really excited for a long time about going but as we walked through the door she looked at me and said that she didn’t want … Continue reading

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I wanted you to hear this important news first

The Shepherds were washing their socks by night (that’s how the carol goes right?) when a bright light appeared. The appearance of this bright light on a dark night must have been terrifying which is why it is no surprise … Continue reading

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Do you ever feel like the worst Christian?

Do you measure yourself against other Christians? Do you ever feel inferior to them? Do you ever feel like everyone knows more than you about the Bible? Are there people in your church who appear to be more successful in … Continue reading

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Daniel and the Scary Sleepover

I’ve been reading the Jesus Storybook Bible (actually it’s a bit advanced for me, I have been reading it to my daughters). We’ve recently reached the Daniel and the scary sleepover chapter. We’ve enjoyed the book which is really well written. … Continue reading

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Why does a reliable machine need an extended guarantee? Or the one about being manipulative!

My wife and I recently bought a dishwasher and encountered one of the pushiest sales people I have ever met. We arrived at the shop knowing what we wanted, we just needed to pick it up and go. The sales … Continue reading

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The great escape that was a mistake

A few days ago, my wife looked out the window and noticed that Nibbles (one of our Guinea pigs) had escaped. What was really strange was that he was frantically trying to get back into the cage. Nibbles had got … Continue reading

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Should this chicken feel afraid?

One of the funniest things I have seen in life is a chicken coming out of fast food restaurant that specialized in fried chicken. The chicken much like the one in this picture seemed quite relaxed not knowing how close it … Continue reading

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What is Colchester coming to?

It’s been a week since the terrible murder of Nahid Al-Manea in Colchester and several people have asked me in the past week, ‘what is Colchester coming to?’ We are only a few months on from the death of James Attfield and … Continue reading

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