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Is Remembrance Day a bad thing?

Remembrance Day? It's a no-brainer, surely? For many people, Remembrance Day is a fixture on the calendar, a part of our national life that they would miss if it were not there. It is obviously right to remember those who gave their lives for their country in two...

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What is LifeTime at St Paul’s?

Have you heard of LifeTime? I have mentioned Lifetime in my press release about the new St Paul's Church building in Penketh, Warrington. It is a new type of church service in a new, modern church. It is for the old and the very young. Every Thursday except 31 Oct...

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Do these answers help you?

What answers? I have already posted some answers to questions people have asked about Accounting for Murder, Book II, Old Money. I hope they help. If you've any more questions, please let me have them. I enjoy thinking about them. They might help me improve my next...

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What’s the beginning of Old Money like?

Is the prologue the beginning? I have already posted the prologue and it is the beginning, before Chapter I, but this is the start of the main body of the book. The start of Chapter I. I hope you found the prologue interesting. This will give you an even better idea...

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Why does ‘Old Money’ have a prologue?

A prologue of what? A prologue of Accounting for Murder, Book II, Old Money : the new book I have talked about in my last blog. Why have a prologue? Sometimes a prologue is a chapter that is out of sequence with the rest of the book. For instance, it may describe an...

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The New St Paul’s Penketh is here!

St Paul's is where? Penketh,  West Warrington, That's 221 Warrington Road WA5 2RX Is St Paul's Penketh new? Work has finished on St Paul's Penketh, in West Warrington after several years, when the congregation has been worshiping in the Oaks Centre nearby. We hoped it...

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Answers to Questions about Old Money.

What questions? Here are some questions people ask about my new book, Accounting for Murder, Book II, Old Money. Perhaps you wanted to ask one or more of them. I hope you find the answers as interesting as I found some of the questions. These are the questions. - and...

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At last! My new book ‘Old Money’ is here!

What is Old Money? My new book: Accounting for Murder, Book II, Old Money which is, unsurprisingly, a sequel to Accounting for Murder, Book I, Double Entry. What is Old Money about? Accountant Frank Hill and his wife, Sian, take minor parts in a horror picture being...

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Do we need more detectives in real life?

Who says there has been a drop in the number of detectives? The Guardian reported on Tuesday 25 June 2019 that the number of detectives in police forces in England and Wales had dropped 28% between 2010/11 and 2017/8. This is based on figures obtained by Freedom of...

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Short Story – The Three-Card Trick

Is The Three-Card Trick part of a novel? No. The Three-card Trick is a short story and stands alone. I am still working on Accounting for Murder: Old Money. I hope to finish it soon, but I want to make it as good a read as possible, rather than publish a poor version....

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More ways to connect with Warrington Alpha

Want to know more about Warrington Alpha? Here's how to connect I wrote recently about Alpha in Warrington  and here's more information to help you connect with us. There's a local website and you can find it on Facebook and Twitter...

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Easter is over, it must be Spring. What now? Try Alpha!

Spring is the time for new things. Did Spring begin at Easter this year? Did it make you think about your faith? If so, what next and where to find out more? I have written before about Alpha and now it is here, whether you read my previous blog or went to the meeting...

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