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July 13, 2019
July 27, 2019

Boris Johnston

Boris Johnston                                Word on the Week                 27th July 2019. One name has dominated the news this week, that of Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson to spell it out in full.    The media, always looking for a nick-name, have reverted to his old school moniker of ‘Bojo’.    An enormously popular candidate he romped home […]

July 20, 2019

The Man on the Moon

The Man on the Moon                           Word on the Week                                   20th July 2019. Full moons presented a great time for youthful imaginations to examine the surface to try to trace the face of the man on the moon.    We all imagined we saw it among the blotches that appeared on the surface.     The cross-legged […]

July 13, 2019

The 12th of July

The 12th of July                     Word on the Week                          13th July 2019. Towering above the neighbouring houses stood the gigantic 12th of July bonfire.   Belfast has not seen a bigger one!    Built with thousands of wooden pallets and adorned with a necklace of rubber tyres it was formidable – an incendiary device the like of which […]

July 6, 2019

Lord’s Table

Lord’s Table                           Word on the Week                          6th July 2019. The regular task of preparing the bread for the Lord’s Table made me think about the wisdom of the ordinance being repeated regularly.  We forget so easily.  The first recorded incident of Sunday worship including, or possibly composed entirely of, the Lord’s Table took place […]

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