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Tale Older than Time

Tale Older than Time

Beauty and the Beast? I’m going to do that thing where you say ‘Ah! That’s a bit like Jesus, that is.’ Sorry. So Adventure Girl and I finally went to see the new movie version. The 90s cartoon version was her favourite film as a little girl, and the movie took me back to hazy Sunday afternoons slumped on the sofa, catching up on sleep while my little girl with her endless energy spun around the room in her somewhat…

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If they won’t I will

If they won’t I will

There’s a lot going about on Twitter at the moment about the death figures for those claiming ESA in the past five years. It makes for some fairly scary reading. It’s prompted a  UN inquiry into grave and systematic violations of disabled people‚Äôs rights I’m just completing an edit on my first novel. I’ve been a bit reticent about sharing it with people, because it feels all vulnerable to get out there and say ‘I’ve written a book.’ But the…

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Love Wins, and all that

Love Wins, and all that

So, I’ve read the new Rob Bell book, ‘Love Wins’. Whispers round the tinterweb about it verge from refreshing and thought provoking to cries of heresy and outrage. Hmmm. What did I think? Well. The thing that always strikes me about Rob Bell, and no less than usual in this latest book, is his passion for Jesus. He totally bigs Him up. Again and again. Whatever else you say, you can’t pretend that Rob doesn’t love Jesus. I love how…

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