Monthly Archives: February 2014

A government that cannot understand its own statistics cannot understand the reality of poverty

News release from the Methodist Church media service: ‘Let’s get the facts straight’. Yes, Mr Cameron, please do. Government stats misleading on Monday, wrong on Wednesday Prime Minister neither understands his own figures nor the real consequences of welfare reform, … Continue reading

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Food review: Retro Fondue and Your Bike Shed, York

As well as ruins, walls and old churches one thing York has in abundance is coffee shops, tea shops and cafes. There are of course the usual chains such as Costa, Starbucks and Nero. But there are also plenty of … Continue reading

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Preaching houses and cathedral choirs

Last week we took a short break of four nights in the beautiful and historic city of York. This was a gift from my parents; a much-delayed 25th wedding anniversary present. Mary Ann had never been to York before and … Continue reading

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