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Connect Plus The summer break has provided rest and relaxation for the team, and now we are ready to get going again and plan for the first of our autumn meetings on Tuesday 6 September. We were very sad to hear of the sudden death in July of Paul Merchant, whose work was tireless in… Continue Reading Connect Plus

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This week we were continuing the theme of listening to God. Starting with the big fish theme, we cut out and decorated fish, followed by a hilarious game of “flip the kipper”, suggested by Robin, one of our stand-ins. Calm was restored temporarily, until the improvised drama following the Bible reading resulted in a most… Continue Reading Connect Plus

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A Good Read

   I’ve hardly spent anything on books since discovering a real treasure trove of free Amazon Kindle ebooks by George MacDonald, who has become my favourite author. I’m in good company – he was a major influence on C.S.Lewis of ‘Narnia stories’ fame (another favourite author) as well as Lewis Carroll and others. He was… Continue Reading A Good Read

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Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

Barclay recorded a much needed win on Saturday at Colinton Mains, creeping past AC Oxgangs in a pulsating match. The drizzle had set in well before kick off, and on the soft and unpromising surface there unfolded an end to end contest. The match was characterised by attacking verve by both sides and a fair… Continue Reading Football: Three points secured in Oxgangs Thriller

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Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

Barclay Viewforth United 1 Charlotte Chapel 6 Another heavy defeat on Saturday morning has effectively ended Barclay interest in the Buckstone Roofing Cup half way through the tie. Two early Chapel goals hurt the home side, although not without controversy. The first was a cruel ricochet and there were doubts over whether the second crossed… Continue Reading Football: Cup Hopes Bleak After First Leg

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