THE last caption competition had
a post-Brexit feel: an archive photo of the Labour Health and Social Services Secretary Barbara Castle campaigning against the Common Market in 1975.
Straight in: ”The real issue was just why there was an international market for Rachel’s clothes” ...
IN THE midst of Euro 2016, it was surprising there were not more references to the tournament in our latest caption competition. We had a few entries on this theme, however: “Although he couldn’t be there in person, the chaplain to the English football team tried to be with them in spiri...
OF COURSE, there’s nothing funny about defibrillators, and our thanks to Edward Mynors, one of whose entries read: “Seriously, it only costs £861, and it could save a life in your parish.”
WE ARE always pleased when readers submit photos for the caption competition. Sometimes, even, the subjects have given permission
IT ALL gets a little apocalyptic in the caption competition this week. It might be the impending fate of the United States; mostly, though, it’s simply a play on the name of the leading Republican candidate
SHOW Church Times readers a photo with water in it, and baptism immediately comes to mind. . .
SEEN in their hundreds in procession in Seville, the nazarenos are an impressive sight. One small one on his/her own, however, was considered less so by our caption-competition entrants.
“Give me your handbag, son. It makes you stick out like a sore thumb” (Eric Lishman); “But you said I could chose...
THE Bishop of Dudley, the Rt Revd Graham Usher, featured in our last caption competition — not that we expected our readers to recognise him.
Two entries were based on the Bishop’s name: “When the
ONE political topic dominated the last Church Times caption competition.
“It’s an in/out referendum — out of the frying pan. . .” (John Saxbee); “This might
THE Christmas daffodils did not mean that winter was quite ruled out in a few pockets of the country.
Our readers can be relied on to bring references from literature and hymnody: “A cold coming they had of it: just the wrong time of year for a service” (Derwyn Williams); “The grave’s a fine and pri...
THIS was two caption competitions in a row which have involved dressing up in church, a point not missed by Chris Coupe: “Still, it’s got more street cred than being dressed as an orange.”
A recent meeting of the Primates did not escape our readers’ notice (NB all references to GAFCON and the Primat...