Monthly Archives: December 2010

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I link therefore I am (24.12.10)

Today I will be helping peel vegetables for our Christmas dinner tomorrow. 150ish for Christmas day, should be holy chaos. Merry Christmas! The rise of the supermarket is seemingly unstoppable. Is it a good thing that Birmingham gained 85 supermarkets in just 6 years? Am

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Bibliophilia (23.12.10)

Reviews Matt Hosier reviews and enjoys (the shock of it), Twilight by Stepanie Meyer. Apparently Matt read it because his daughter likes it. Likely story. Jeremy has read Eminent Corporations by Andrew Simms and David Boyle Gary McMurray has read Jesus of Nazareth by Pope

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One of the most signifcant years of my life

As I think back over this past year it stands out from almost every other year. I’m not sure I can think of another year in which so many significant life shaping events and decisions have been made. It’s been a very full and momentous

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I link therefore I am (22.12.10)

We have a low tolerance for beauty in this country. Everywhere is fantastic and we can’t wait to get rid of it. Shame. When it comes to winter and snow, the country we’re moving to has quite the edge over the one I’m leaving. Stockholm

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I link therefore I am (21.12.10)

Sunday saw our son participate in his first nativity. He fulfilled the role of a donkey. Like father like son. Mark Heath has a good reflection on pure religion from the letter of James As is Vinoth Ramachandra on the moral outrage of the rich

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Top 10 search terms to find this blog

These are all mostly a bit odd, but there we go. Welcome one and all, stick around and make yourself at home (search terms in bold). Simple Pastor. Well that one makes sense. The simple pastor. Yeah, that makes sense too. Afghanistan political issues. Because

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I link therefore I am (17.12.10)

Without any fuss here are your days links Interesting – another article on the difference it makes to a family when Dad goes to church Dave Bish responded to the Calvinist/Arminian posts with this reflection about how he’s moved on Scott McKnight has 6 themes

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My ten most popular book reviews of 2010

I’ve reviewed more books than ever this year (but it is more than 10 I assure you!) – full list at the end of the month. I’m pleased that I’ve managed to keep up some decent amount of reading even with the arrival of Anna