Tag Archives: Pharaoh

What about the enemy?

One supply teaching job found me acting as exam invigilator. It seemed a pretty soft option compared to the usual round of keeping order, but you couldn’t take your eyes off the game. And then boredom crept in. After all … Continue reading

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Right action, wrong heart

Kids know how to push our buttons, and they do it so well! Don’t you just feel so sorry for a mum in the supermarket, with a toddler in full throttle paddy? Arms and legs thrashing in all directions, and screams … Continue reading

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Let it not be in vain

Self-sacrifice doesn’t come much better than the medical staff who have volunteered to help the battle against the deadly ebola outbreak. We should be proud of them, whether from the west, east, or from the local West African communities. But … Continue reading

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Show me now

A curious phenomenon hit London in late 2008, when buses were adorned with the slogan, “There is probably no god, now stop worrying and enjoy your life”. The difficulty for the advertisers, is that you cannot prove there is no … Continue reading

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The waiting game

Around about now, ducks get their best meal of the year. Who doesn’t overstock on bread over Christmas? And right now, it’s going a bit stale. Where better to deposit it than the local duck pond! Just be careful what … Continue reading

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The protection plan

A guy once told my friend he didn’t need God. “I have a great job, a wonderful wife and family, and a beautiful home. I can take care of myself.” He thought his wealth made him impervious to problems. Yet … Continue reading

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A very powerful word

My kids were quick learners. They soon cottoned on to the power of the ‘S’ word, as a quick way out of serious bother.  Clever defendants know it too, when they are up before the magistrates. Apparently they plead ‘not … Continue reading

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