Category Archives: Trials and Errors

Rutte or Wilders? VOTE NOW.

Rutte or Wilders?#Netherlands #Rutte #Wilders — Red Breast (@the_redbreast) March 14, 2017 One Dutch Election the World Will Be Watching…   Advertisements

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Grabbing Lisbon with My Grubby Mitts

To call Lisbon a great place is to insult the beauty of this marvellous sunny city almost to an libellous degree. As soon as I arrived here, I knew that it was here that that I was going to fulfill my … Continue reading

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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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Interactive map of asylum seeker flow to European countries

First click on the picture – it will take you to the interactive map. Each moving point on the map represents 25 people. Only a small fraction of refugees fleeing their homes make it to Europe. Hover over countries to show … Continue reading

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Christianity is proclaiming the good news. Then why are so many Christians unhappy?

Why it is important to face this question is because we are living in a pragmatic age. People of today are less interested in truth, and more in results. And they ask – does Christianity work? Well. Does it? Many … Continue reading

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Darkness on the edge of town

THE LAST RAYS OF THE SUN are closing in on the Soukka beach in Espoo, Finland at 15.18pm on December 2014. The sea is covered with a thin ice. I hate the winter darkness. Not the winter but the darkness. … Continue reading

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How the redbreast got its colour.

“But little by little he gained courage, flew close to him, and drew with his little bill a thorn that had become imbedded in the brow of the Crucified One. And as he did this there fell on his breast … Continue reading

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