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Doggone it: What’s with the insults?

December 9 2017

There are seasons in the Doyenne’s year when her kitchen takes on the steamy atmosphere of the witches’ cave in Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth. Late summer and early autumn is the season for jams and jellies made from the wild rasps and brambles and other hedgerow glories that I pick for her. January is homemade marmalade season.

Readers' letters

Christians quick to play persecution card

October 31 2016

Sir, - Whatever the nuances of the Ashers bakery gay cake dispute in Northern Ireland, the whole sorry affair does make one wonder what today’s fundamentalist Christians would do, and at whom they would instead be targeting their prejudice, it if wasn’t for primarily those two verses in Leviticus on homosexuality .

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