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About the New Job

This afternoon I accepted a job offer with Jaywing, a credit and analytics consultancy that is one of the leaders in its field in the UK. I’ll be working based out of our home in Canterbury, consulting for some of

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Finding a Job

The hunt for a job is over. I have a very good job offer on the table and I will get another one by 5pm on Monday. I will let you know shortly after that which one I have accepted

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More UK Benefits Lunacy

Take two identical people. They both earn the same amount of money each year (for the sake of argument let’s say £20,000). They work for 20 years. They both married ten years ago and both have two children, aged 5

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Universally Incredulous

So, with the job we thought was pretty well sorted falling through at the start of the week, I am now officially unemployed. What an education its already been in our fragmented benefits system in the UK. What does one

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Recurrent Miscarriage

Great video on how Christians should approach this experience. One thing that has struck me since losing Zachary (though obviously not through a miscarriage) is the number of people I meet who have lost children. It is the unspoken grief

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Moving On

Have just read this sad post over on Andy’s blog. Andy has recently withdrawn from offering himself for ordained ministry, mostly on the grounds that having trained to be a Pioneer Minister there are actually no Pioneer curacies available. And

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Two Final Things

Aber mit der Heimat
geht man immer herum,
durch die Welt,
dort und dort
Peter Handke

No one could describe
the Word of the Father;
but when He took flesh from you, O Theotokos,
He consented to be described, and restored the fallen image to its former beauty.
We confess and proclaim our salvation in word and image.
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