Monthly Archives: November 2012

Raining in my heart…

It’s not been a great Synod. The women Bishops legislation (which I wrote about at great length) collapsed; my amendments about revising Canon B.12 were thrown out. And I now discover there’s been nearly 2″ of rain at home and … Continue reading

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How can we know the way…?

Well, that’s the voting over. I am sufficiently cross not to be able to do the sums, but it was something like six votes in the House of Laity that killed it. On paper nothing can be done to resurrect … Continue reading

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Tuesday afternoon…

Showing my age, one of my favourite Moody Blues songs. Maybe it ought to be ‘Go Now…’? Anyway, this is a continuation of this morning’s running blog… 6.05. Sentamu calls for two minutes silent prayer and reflection…. Bishop of Manchester … Continue reading

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Tuesday 20th morning: Today’s the day

This is hardly the Guardian, but I’ll try to post some frequent short comments… There’s now a new page for the afternoon session. 12.45 I’d just lost the will to live, despite coffee and an illicit donut! Speeches not offering … Continue reading

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November 20th: Overnight sensations

Lest you should think this is all fun and amateur journalism: I’m not sleeping well. So here are my reflections in the small hours, before returning to the fray – which, thankfully, starts with a Communion service, at which the … Continue reading

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November 19th: Monday afternoon – an interrupted journey…

R.  E.  S  P.  E.  C.  T “Lord knows what it means to me”, sang Aretha Franklin. We are in for a day of debate about that word tomorrow. Or are we? The papers today talk of a steady move … Continue reading

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