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Miranda: What I call reticence

Angela Tilby: I WAS devastated to discover last weekend that Miranda Hart is killing off her TV comedy show Miranda

Reasons to be staying

PETER had experienced a difficult few weeks with his ageing partner - some 20 years older than himself, and ailing. Peter had told me about his battles with various authorities, lobbying for better care

Word from Wormingford

Word from Wormingford

Ronald Blythe recalls former residents of Bottengoms Farm

‘Let it snow . . .’

Maggie Durran: Snow is exceptionally bad because of its ability to first accumulate, and then melt in one great rush. Your gutters, downpipes, and drains need to be ready

Nativity play: theme and variations

Humanism is suffocating the humanistic spirit, especially at Christmas, says Paul Vallely

Coming to terms with the dark side

Angela Tilby: LAST week's leader on the character of Gordon Brown reminded me of Jung's extraordinary essay, Answer to Job

Apply – quickly

Maggie Durran: THERE is a wonderful flurry - and it is not snow, but the opportunity to make an application to a generous but short-lived government fund for roofs and rainwater goods

Word from Wormingford

Word from Wormingford

Glorious tombs and an old pub draw Ronald Blythe to a small town

Surprisingly successful spirituality

Angela Tilby: Gerard W. Hughes SJ, author of the spiritual classic God of Surprises, died on 4 November. He will be much missed

Adrift between earth and heaven

Sometimes we need help to see ourselves as others see us, says Paul Vallely

Cash for the listed

Maggie Durran: The restoration/conservation project in our church will cost up to £500,000, which is well beyond our capabilities - and available time. We are looking for a professional fund-raiser, and hope to pay for this support on a success basis out of funds received

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