Archives December 30, 2012

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 67,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that […]

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The long slow death of the landline

http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/boingboing/iBag/~3/iLwXlYf0nrU/the-long-slow-death-of-the-lan.html This is US data, reporting that 34% of Americans now don’t have a landline. When I arrived at Roborough, people looked askance when I said I wasn’t going to have a landline and if they wanted me, my mobile was the solution. I have to say it works. There may occasionally be delays in […]

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If you want a laugh…

Peter Ould inhabits a very different part of the Church of England, and we differ hugely on issues of sexuality, gender and the process by which Christ’s salvation works, but we both proclaim that Jesus Christ is Lord and have a great mutual respect for each other. He is a true brother in Christ as […]

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Reflection on Christmas 2012

First Christmas in a new parish: no pressure then. After seven years getting STE to the place where I wanted it to be, the experience of working in a new setting was bound to be a challenge, particularly when one follows an Incumbent of more than 20 years. However, I have nothing but fulsome praise […]

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