Author Archives: Father M

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“Good luck selling insurance”

I don’t know why the cover photo looks as it does because the characters in the play did not look like that at all. It’s been nearly 40 years since I bought the script of a play. It was ‘The

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“Good luck selling insurance”

I don’t know why the cover photo looks as it does because the characters in the play did not look like that at all. It’s been nearly 40 years since I bought the script of a play. It was ‘The

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The alcoholic, the narcissist and the train

I love mystery stories but this one was a struggle. Meet Rachel. Sad pathetic annoying Rachel. She managed to maintain that sad face for the entire film. Her performance was, in a word, blunt. My name’s Rachel and I’m an

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The alcoholic, the narcissist and the train

I love mystery stories but this one was a struggle. Meet Rachel. Sad pathetic annoying Rachel. She managed to maintain that sad face for the entire film. Her performance was, in a word, blunt. My name’s Rachel and I’m an

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Bourne again

Despite the critics saying “same old, same old” I loved it.  I liked all the Bournes except the one with Jeremy Renner in it. Who thought that was a good idea? You can’t fool me. That wasn’t Matt Damon. I

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Bourne again

Despite the critics saying “same old, same old” I loved it.  I liked all the Bournes except the one with Jeremy Renner in it. Who thought that was a good idea? You can’t fool me. That wasn’t Matt Damon. I

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Jasper Jones

Having had its season extended by the Melbourne Theatre Company, I can understand why. It is a great play and well acted. An unusual set of mini-houses revolved as characters walked, though it worried me that Jasper ran ahead whilst his

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Jasper Jones

Having had its season extended by the Melbourne Theatre Company, I can understand why. It is a great play and well acted. An unusual set of mini-houses revolved as characters walked, though it worried me that Jasper ran ahead whilst his

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*Warning* “Vicar down, aisle 36”

Am exciting day –  an excursion to COSTCO.  I haven’t been there for ages, well never actually. I joined on-line on behalf of the parish and so I had to go in person to be photographed for a membership card. While I

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*Warning* “Vicar down, aisle 36”

Am exciting day –  an excursion to COSTCO.  I haven’t been there for ages, well never actually. I joined on-line on behalf of the parish and so I had to go in person to be photographed for a membership card. While I

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The cross, holy, land

There is much about this part of the Middle East that is important to three  large world religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also home to many secular Jews and others. In some parts of the country, people

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The cross, holy, land

There is much about this part of the Middle East that is important to three  large world religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It is also home to many secular Jews and others. In some parts of the country, people

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Tiberias waterfront

Monday was our final morning on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It offered a glorious sunrise. We celebrated Eucharist by the sea (and pool). And after another fantastic and filling breakfast we packed our bags. Whilst waiting for

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Tiberias waterfront

Monday was our final morning on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. It offered a glorious sunrise. We celebrated Eucharist by the sea (and pool). And after another fantastic and filling breakfast we packed our bags. Whilst waiting for