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Man offends monks by putting brand new iPhone 6 in collection box

Bad decision: Cong Chu putting the phone in the donation box

A man offended monks in a Buddhist temple by trying to donate his new iPhone 6. 304 more words


Discovering neighbourhoods

They must have well insulated fingers, the local window cleaners in my area. I’ve known them since a kid, and only recently only started to chat to them beyond the courtesies at the doorstep when collecting payment, or offering the odd cup of tea. 491 more words

Green Party

Viva 0%, long live 0%

Last Friday afternoon at Forest Heath District Council’s Full Council meeting we set the council tax rate rise for the coming budget year at 0% this comes on the back of 4 years of 0%, another remarkable achievement in these times of significant government grant cuts. 452 more words

Local Government

Why I Recommend Running in Your Union Elections

Last week saw me donning the ugliest orange t-shirt, tying 500 teabags to labels saying ‘Time For T – Vote Tianna For Welfare’, and generally bugging every passer by on campus, and as the dust all settles, I realise it’s over and I end my first day of lectures since, I can’t help but feel a little bit sad that it’s all done. 757 more words


Lent 2015: Giving up is hard to do (especially when it comes to tea)

Sarah works in CAFOD’s campaigns team.

It’s been nearly two weeks since I starting cutting out tea for Lent, in a quest to raise money for CAFOD’s Lent appeal and gain support for our… 582 more words


"Our hearts are restless..."

It’s been a quiet month here. Not in London, on the blog I mean.

That’s partly because I’ve had 101 other things going on – writing elsewhere, preparing talks, working on a new project (watch this space), and other things that have taken up my writing time. 974 more words

My Life And Faith

New A11 Cycleway

I went out today to have another look at the new cycleway parallel to the A11 between the Sainsbury’s roundabout in Thetford (map) and the new A11 slip-road at Elveden Gap ( 403 more words