Pentecost – what happened and why?

Pentecost is here Pentecost Sunday is always forty days after Easter. This year it fell on the 28th May. This is when Christians celebrate the events described in the second chapter of the Book of Acts in the Bible. Pentecost was an amazing event In Acts Chapter 2 we...

Postmortem – a short story

POSTMORTEM The House of Commons tea room Arthur Anderson MP is sitting morosely alone staring into his teacup. Sir Bertram Baring comes and joins him. AA: Hi Bertie. Things don’t look good. BB: You’re telling me! What a dismal set of local election results. If things...

The Coronation: what was not to like?

The Coronation was popular The Coronation was watched by thousands of people in the Abbey, tens of thousands in the streets and millions on TV. Most of those who saw it were delighted. They found it a beautiful spectacle and a moving ceremony. Then there was the...