Ministers’ Musings

A light-hearted view of the world as seen by our ministers - all cannot be doom and gloom!

Published on Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:37
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Excess : adjective  Exceeding a prescribed or desirable amount.

Those of us who are still able to shop in p...

Published on Tue, 19 May 2020 19:03
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It is, apparently, 25 years since the release of Braveheart, which tells the story of William Wallace, though, to make it ‘big’, Mel Gibson who produced, directed and starre...

Published on Sat, 2 May 2020 13:22
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Having a last stroll round the Manse garden at dusk last week, I saw something on the lawn that I has not seen for some time. It saw me too, and scurried off among some shrubs. ...

Published on Fri, 24 Apr 2020 16:27
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In some free moments recently, I have been going though the contents of the filing cabinet in my study, disposing of things no longer needed, shredding papers and, occasionall...

Published on Fri, 10 Apr 2020 05:14
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You know that word association game when you respond, without thinking, to a word someone else says? For example:-...

Published on Thu, 2 Apr 2020 18:14
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‘A handbag?’ asks Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s play, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest.’ Only two words, but they carry a lot of meaning, as she struggles to fathom the o...

Published on Mon, 30 Mar 2020 14:54
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As far as I am aware, despite the sign, the current crisis has nothing to do with crows! The Manse ornithologist - same person as the Manse medic - has confirmed that corvids (C...

Published on Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:36
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Ground Elder - two words that gardeners hate to hear. For Ground Elder (Aegopodium podagraria...

Published on Wed, 25 Mar 2020 14:12
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As things stand, this is how the Coronavirus is affecting my immediate and extended family ...

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