Category Archives: life

Mightier than the Sword?

A couple of days ago there was another report in the news about the terrible consequences of cyber-bullying, kids using social media to dis their classmates on a massive scale.  Not that gossip and slander are new.  They’ve always been around; only the … Continue reading

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The Stories of Christmas

> “This is quite the season indeed for friendly meetings. At Christmas everybody invites their friends about them, and people think little of even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once for a week. Nothing … Continue reading

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Older But Wiser

Marianne Dashwood was born to an extraordinary fate. She was born to discover the falsehood of her own opinions, and to counteract, by her conduct, her most favourite maxims. She was born to overcome an affection formed so late in … Continue reading

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