Spiritual Life

Spirited notes from a desert island: 25th August

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"What on earth was that?" My colleague and I were sat in her office on the top floor of a Victorian hospital building - part of Manchester's St Mary's Hospital for Women and Children. We rushed to the window, convinced that some kind of heavy lorry had just rumbled past, but there was no sign of anything unusual!

The mystery was solved when I discovered later that we had felt the tremors of what was my first earthquake, albeit a minor one.




Spirited notes from a desert island: 19th August

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Fifty Shades of Grey, one of the best-selling books of the 2010’s, spawned a whole new literary genre – the erotic romance novel. No shades of Barbara Cartland or Helen Fielding here.

There’s a dangerous, twisted thread that runs throughout the book.

But what brought this particular book to mind??




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