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Month: September 2016

Pele, Maradonna, Messi – and Kolbe!!!

Pele, Maradonna, Messi – and Kolbe!!!

Father Maxamillian Kolbe used to tell his brother friars to stay fit. Seems like good adivice for anyone. Problem is all that slugging and dragging oneself around a track, up a hill, across a beach, through a gymn, over an assault course, and back in through the kitchen towards the shower, doesn’t get any easier when the old bones begin to creek and the effects of genetic entropy seem to accelerate. Anyway, enough of the excuses for not at least…

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Back to School – And Screaming at the Wains!

Back to School – And Screaming at the Wains!

You known when the wains (kids, wee ones, children) are back at school – it’s when you find yourself more irritable, or even just a little frustrated, at the “we’ve got to get this done” thing. Homeschooling is a different fish altogether from ‘regular schooling’ (i.e. the mass, state organized-sponsored-encouraged, crowd control, stuff thousands of youngsters into air-conditioned/central heated ugly 1960’s inspired asylums thing!). With homeschooling the madness happens in your own living room rather being imported from the official…

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In principio….

In principio….

Regina Angelorum – by G.K. Chesterton OUR┬áLADY went into a strange country, Our Lady, for she was ours, And had run on the little hills behind the houses And pulled small flowers; But she rose up and went into a strange country With strange thrones and powers.And there were giants in the land she walked in, Tall as their toppling towns, With heads so high in heaven, the constellations Served them for crowns; And their feet might have forded like…

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