Category Archives: Christmas

O Christmas Tree

Well, we’ ve been doing our bit to light up Holy Trinity, with a Christmas Tree Festival.  22 different organisations, charities and businesses have each decorated a tree in the church, and added a bit about themselves. (It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Yours = mine

I’ve just watched the 2005 film Joyeux Noel  – about the unofficial truce that happened in the WW1 trenches at Christmas 1914.  They showed German, French and Scottish soldiers singing, drinking and playing football together.   And worshipping.  The DVD box described the priest … Continue reading

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Once upon a time

Two BBC stories  – the Nativity by Tony Jordan, put out on BBC1 before Christmas, and the Archers at 60 when over half a century of village soap opera was celebrated in a dramatic double episode.  I got caught up in … Continue reading

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Have a radical Christmas

I was a bit disappointed, though not very surprised, to find that there were no Christian leaders amongst the ’12 people of Christmas’ whom the Scotsman thought yesterday make Edinburgh ‘the in-place to celebrate Christmas’.  Not that I would want … Continue reading

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