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“You can tell a manse garden a mile away.” This was a comment made by a colleague and a friend who worked on the then, Ministries Council, at the beloved headquarters, 121. I discovered that she wasn’t being complementary. For
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Having worked in the Retail Trade in a previous life, how supermarkets interact and attract their customers always intrigues me, there is a lot of psychology going on. A number of supermarkets put fresh produce at the door, so that
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‘Where did you go on your break?’ The expectation, of course, was Italy, or at least somewhere warm, which wouldn’t be hard living in Scotland. Yes, somewhere where the sun shines daily, the temperature in the low 20’s, the sea
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A Service of Thanksgiving is to be held this Wednesday 7 February at 7.00pm at our Kingsborough Sanctuary on Hyndland Road ahead of the new ownership of the building taking effect. This service will mark more than a century of
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‘It’s always been…’ A phrase common to Scotland. ‘It’s always been like that, so why should it be changed? A variation is of course, ‘ If it ‘aint broke don’t fix it’ but it suggests the similar principle of the
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The radio is on in the car……and even although it is still November, Christmas songs blare out. To be honest, I am not feeling full of the Christmas joy and ‘Ho, ho, ho.’ Remembrance Sunday has just passed, as well
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‘You are on mute,’ is a regular expression of exasperation on zoom calls. It can be rectified, of course, by the click of a mouse. But being on ‘mute’ when people want to hear what you have to say isn’t
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I am not a science fiction fan, but as a boy, I did love the original Star Trek with Captain Kirk, Mr Spock and Scotty, ‘the engines cannae take it Captain!’ Though, in saying that, I did enjoy reading the
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