A School blessing

Some schools will tell you: work hard so you can get good results. When you get good results you can get a good job. With the money you earn you can buy a nice car and a big house. The End. In this school we are far more ambitious for you: we want you to…

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Canon Jim Duxbury

There is always an element of sadness when someone dies, especially someone who you have counted as a friend. So it is with a degree of sadness that I write that Canon Jim Duxbury died in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a long illness. There will be a service of thanksgiving for his…

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Feast Days, Spanish Style

Patronal Festival With our Patronal Festival in the offing, I was considering how different our celebrations are from those in Spanish towns. Each town has its own patron saint, and in most, feast-day bunting is put up in the streets (by the ajuntament, the town council, usually). Clitheroe has municipal bunting, but for tourist purposes,…

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