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Divided loyalties and the saving of England – a book review

Alfred the Great is known to most people because of a legend that he burned some cakes whilst sheltering from an advancing army. Yet the story of this reluctant soldier-king is a pivotal episode in the forming of the nation … Continue reading

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Book review: Life of Pi

I confess I only read this book because it was on a bookmark I received as a gift: “50 books to read before you die”. Despite the huge publicity around the book and subsequent film, I was not sufficiently interested … Continue reading

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Weighing the evidence

Pulpit view for Hawick News Friday 6 April 2012 by Captain Steven Turner What are your Easter traditions? Lent began as a programme of teaching for new Christians before being baptised on Easter Day. Many Christians now give up some … Continue reading

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