Only a Small and Passing Thing

This last week has surely left many of us feeling an overwhelming sense of despair. Forty three dead and two hundred and thirty nine injured in bombings in Beirut. One hundred and twenty nine dead and three hundred and fifty two injured in coordinated attacks in Paris. Forty seven dead and eighty injured in twoContinue reading “Only a Small and Passing Thing”

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A Thought on Silence and Remembrance

Every year, as Remembrance Day rolls around and the two minute silence draws closer, I am reminded of a line from the Manic Street Preachers song¬†Fragments,¬†which speaks of “two minutes silence in a century of screams”. I must admit that I have never really understood the song as a whole, but that line has alwaysContinue reading “A Thought on Silence and Remembrance”