Monthly Archives: December 2013

Catholicism, and growing up with it.

Catholicism and growing up with it, simply means that I was, still am, a Catholic, brought up with two staunch Catholic parents. My Mother was the type of person who loved nothing better than going down to a Catholic Church … Continue reading

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The Silence is Deafening.

With all the hype going on at the moment with the Nelson Mandela funeral I am reminded about something which happened in my country many years ago. So heartrendingly sad. The thing to remember is, that Rhodesia and South Africa … Continue reading

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J.F.K. the beginning of the end.

“For the problems are not all solved and the battles are not all won – and we stand today at the edge of a New Frontier. … But the New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises—it … Continue reading

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