Spiritual Life

Spirited notes from a desert island: 13th October 2017

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“Do you remember the scene in Only Fools and Horses where the chandelier comes crashing to the floor?” I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been asked that question over the last few years. You see, my youngest son works for an American chandelier restoration firm. But since their company has contracts with major department stores, casinos, private mansions and government buildings I suspect that they are rather more reliable than Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad.




Spirited notes from a desert island: 6th October 2017

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I’ve been there, done that, and got the copy of the claim form in the drawer. And it’s happening again. Many UK travellers and holiday makers and Fuerteventuran residents will be busy filling in compensation forms this week after having their Ryanair flights or Monarch holidays cancelled, as one company struggles with staffing shortages and the other hits the wall financially. But however inconvenient it is to have travel arrangements changed, on the grand scale those of us who have suffered that fate have much to be thankful for.



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