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Caption competition

Caption Competition

Caption Competition

THE General Synod took place while readers were considering their entries in our latest caption competition, with inevitable results

Caption competition

Caption competition

A picture of the Bishop of Leeds at the cutting edge prompted a flurry of suggestions from readers. Sadly, we had space for only a few

Caption competition

Caption competition

THE Christmas lights are presumably down by now, but our readers had a few things to say about them while there were up.

Caption competition

Caption competition

WERE the Church Times Caption Competition a democratic enter­prise, one entry would be a clear winner: “Quick! Follow that star!” It’s good, but we didn’t fancy dividing the chocolate prize up be­­tween so many entrants. Con­gratu­la­tions, though, to all who sent it in. Ther...

Caption competition

Caption competition

THERE’s nothing like a cute animal to bring in the entries. Many readers had a go at our last caption competition, featuring the Russian patriarch with a Welsh corgi puppy he had just been given

Caption competition

Caption competition

OUR photo of the Chief Scout and Alpha poster boy Bear Grylls, during his current stage show, intrigued our caption competitors. First, the inevitable play with his name: “If it burns all my clothes off I’ll be Bare Grilled” (Eric Lishman); and “What part of my name don&rsquo...

Caption Competition

Caption Competition

OUR last caption-competition photo was from the first of the TV debates between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. After the second debate on Sunday night, we might not have suggested this as a comedy moment. Maybe a pantomime tone is the best to adopt: "He’s behind you. . . Oh yes, he is!” (Jonathan...

Caption competition

Caption competition

AFTER a long and slightly unplanned summer break, the caption competition returns with a heap of entries from last month’s photo of the Bishop of Ely, Stephen Conway, with a diocesan character. Shall we get the innuendo out of the way? “‘You’re an ass.’ ‘I get tha...

Caption competition

Caption competition

IT WAS the Olympics this week, in case anyone missed it, and the achievements in Rio inspired more than just sporting prowess. “Clergy were brought in to calm waves on Rio Olympic lake” (Richard Barnes); “The Vatican’s rowers arrived at Rio a little unprepared for their inten...

Caption competition

Caption competition

ALL our competitors recognised the Prime Minister and the occasion, which was a good start. Some took the opportunity to get a bit political: “So, after cutting refugee children’s centres, NHS bursaries, and ignoring climate change — onwards with building a better Britain!” (...

Caption competition

Caption competition

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” ...

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