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Who wants to be a millionaire?

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August 2011
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Who wants to be a millionaire?

Who wants to be a millionaire? The Who wants to be a millionaire? franchise is the most internationally popular television franchise of all time, being aired in more than 100 countries worldwide.1 The game featured in the successful movie Slumdog millionaire, in which two young Indian brothers, Jamil and Salik, make friends with a…

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The Apprentice

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July 2011
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The Apprentice

The Apprentice An apprentice is a learner, someone who wants to develop new skills or enhance their current skills; someone who goes out and finds someone else who knows more, so that they can learn from them. Real apprentices never lose the thrill of learning something new, of staying on top of their game…

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Airline

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June 2011
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Airline

Airline   Living on an island I am very aware of comings and goings. As a child, my friends and I would watch the ferry appear round the headland and we’d know we had time to head to town and watch the ferry dock and unload.   We’d lean over the railings and have…

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A brush with death

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February 2011
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A brush with death

A brush with death Have you ever had a brush with death? By that I mean, have you ever had to look death in the face and consider all its implications? I had such an experience in 1984. I was in hospital recovering from a gall bladder operation. A few days after the op, I was…

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Christmas charades

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December 2010
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Christmas charades

Christmas charades After the pudding and Queen's speech, quite a few households up and down the country will be indulging in another Christmas tradition - the family game. It's an age-honoured custom that, on one day of the year, families and extended families gather together or with friends to take part in festive activities.     For some,…

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In search of love

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December 2010
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In search of love

In search of love My guide strode on, purposefully, following the dusty road out of the city. At last the thronging crowds had thinned somewhat, enabling me to gulp deep breaths of morning air as I struggled to keep up with his tireless pace.  As the track levelled off I could at last get alongside…

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To lose a SON

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December 2010
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To lose a SON

To lose a SON What is Christmas about? There are lots of explanations; some merely commercial, others profoundly religious. But for most people it doesn't really matter. Christmas comes every year and the best thing to do is to enjoy it.   There are the downsides, with the cost of everything and all the commercial exploitation.…

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‘It’s all about Jesus’

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December 2010
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‘It’s all about Jesus’

'It's all about Jesus' To say I was brought up by the best of parents would not be an exaggeration. I was brought up on a healthy diet of good books, a love of the outdoors and broad scope for my imagination.      My parents loved God, so we were thoroughly taught about him and…

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Once I was blind – now I see

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December 2010
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Once I was blind – now I see

Once I was blind - now I see Being born into a Christian family is a tremendous blessing. During the first twelve years of my life, Christianity and church were the norm for me. But the first time I seriously thought about Christianity was in my teens, when I was struck by the reality of…

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Promise, expectation & gratitude

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December 2010
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Promise, expectation & gratitude

Promise, expectation & gratitude  'You are going to have the best present ever', said Dad, and his little girl's eyes glistened with excitement.      That night, as she lay in bed, she began to imagine the wonderful things that Christmas Day would bring. Her Dad's promise of 'the best present ever' had triggered her hopes…

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Life with Jesus

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December 2010
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Life with Jesus

Life with Jesus  How would you finish this sentence - 'My life would be better if...?' For some the answer might be, 'if I had more money'. For others: 'if I had a better education'; 'if I had a life free from illness or addiction'; 'if I had more friends'; 'if I was in a…

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Questions Questions!

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December 2010
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Questions Questions!

Questions Questions! Have you any questions that simply won't go away and always demand an answer? Consider first the pressing questions of life itself and death. What is life? What a mystery life truly is! We did not choose to be born; we cannot recall anything of our earliest years; and we could not even care for…

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