A real nativity play

It is fitting at a Carol service to remember that ballad written by Gill Bowman from Bellyeoman Primary in Dunfermline.   It is called the School Nativity play and goes like this:   A wise man opened the curtain too soon The star in the east fell down with a boom The innkeeper said 'There's [...]

Cuban Dreams

Joel 2.28-30a   The death this week of Fidel Castro brought one old crisis back to the surface. And whilst I was too young to realise the danger, history has certainly recorded the grave risks we are all in during the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962. Because, 44 years ago, US reconnaissance photos showed [...]