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EDUMACATION…

Murdo Murchison

EPSON MFP image Sarah, Murdo and Duncan at my 50th in 2008

A Few years ago “EDUMACATION” or Education Education Education was the great mantra of the powers that be; our government. For sure, unlike me, my children ended up with good education. Proud parents of course still bask in the glory! Do you not love to hate parents who put out letters at Christmas bragging about family (forgive me for joining their ranks and indulge me just this once as their proud father)?
Sarah, an English teacher – has masters in English, and would have (but for my illness) completed her PhD. Murdo Jnr has honours in psychology and until recently coordinated Street Pastors in Stirling, Scotland. Duncan has a first class honours in history and focused on the Covenanters; he is now completing his intensive degree course from Edinburgh Theological Seminary at the tender age of 24, having worked…

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EDUMACATION…

A Few years ago “EDUMACATION” or Education Education Education was the great mantra of the powers that be; our government. For sure, unlike me, my children ended up with good education. Proud parents of course still bask in the glory! Do you not love to hate parents who put out letters at Christmas bragging about … Continue reading EDUMACATION…

Cinderella

Cinderella

This great story has been on the go for centuries, the undoubted victim comes good, through the glass slipper and Prince Charming despite the ugly sisters. How we all wish the best for the victim who ends up, despite all odds, winning the day.  At sporting events British crowds are known for cheering the underdog. … Continue reading Cinderella

Die Another Day

Such enthusiasm in far off halcyon days However good or mixed our lives have been the day of our departure is not up to us but up to God...there again, for the believer, death releases us from this corrupted body and world. Our creator chooses the exact day and hour but for now I am … Continue reading Die Another Day

ANTIDOTE TO FLAWED MODERN THINKING

ANTIDOTE TO FLAWED MODERN THINKING

Much of  modern thinking has centered around doing away with God and survival of the fittest, mankind controlling his destiny. Alex uses this CD to great effect in dismantling the arrogance of mankind and presenting the glorious light from the east, Jesus Christ He has a remarkable ability to calmly and respectfully but firmly debate … Continue reading ANTIDOTE TO FLAWED MODERN THINKING

Beyond restoration…

Beyond restoration…

In recent years many great buildings have been both sensitively and expensively restored for the nation. As a young man there were plenty of ripe old car restoration projects lying round the garage in the west Scottish Highlands where I worked in the family business and restored wrecked cars with varying degrees of success. As they said … Continue reading Beyond restoration…

Sovereignty

Sovereignty

Wrong: Not the Western Isles of Scotland but the Falklands If you are under the age of 50 you could be forgiven for not knowing about  the South Atlantic Falklands War in 1982. Britain's sovereign rule in the Falkland Islands was under attack! The big wind up, with a serious edge, in particular from older … Continue reading Sovereignty