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Home again #pisky

It’s good to be back. We always say that ‘if you were worried by bad weather you wouldn’t go on holiday to Donegal’. But I have to say that the first two weeks we were there were as bad as … Continue reading

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Paws for Celebration

Happy Birthday to Poppy – twenty years old today. A much-travelled cat, she has settled into Dunfanaghy for her holidays. Her Facebook page gives the full story. There will be readings from her pedigree throughout the day. The Brown Burmese … Continue reading

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The search for a doofer.  #pisky

We had a day out across the border yesterday.  It is still an extraordinary place.  Particularly at this time of year, the visual impact of the flags is everywhere.  Whatever else they symbolise, they are a sign of deep levels … Continue reading

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Fuschia in bloom – glory of Donegal. #pisky

You know it’s a different climate out here in the Atlantic.  It’s been raining ‘quite a bit’.  We scan the forecast intently – knowing that we have already had the weather forecast for others tomorrow.  And then there is the … Continue reading

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From the middle outwards.      #pisky

i seem for some reason to have taken to reading books from the Middle outwards – or perhaps more accurately by opening them at random and taking pot luck. For reasons too complicated to explain, I’m doing that with Thomas … Continue reading

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Nearly there

There is nothing particularly significant about going on holiday in July rather than August. But you get used to it. So I feel that I have been trudging steadily through July – doing at least some useful things but trudging … Continue reading

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Mission is Centrifugal

I think I’m pretty well straightened out now after returning from the US. It seems to take a bit longer to get past the jet lag – not so much the sleeping as the eating. If you were following my … Continue reading

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New Presiding Bishop #pisky #GC78

    The Episcopal Church has elected Bishop Michael Curry as the new Presiding Bishop – with typical American razzmatazz   This is one of those moments when a remarkable person with distinctive gifts steps onto the stage.  Such moments are … Continue reading

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What the Supreme Court said #pisky #GC78

I happened to be be in Ireland just after the Constitutional Referendum on Same-Sex Marriage.  So it has been interesting to be in America when the Supreme Court delivered its ruling on the same issue.  This was particularly important – … Continue reading

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So what did you do today.  #pisky #GC78

I thought I might share what I did today.  Some of it is about making contacts on behalf of the SEC.  Eyes light up when Scotland is mentioned.   Some of it is about roles I occupy in the Anglican … Continue reading

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