Tag Archives: COVID19 Diary

Covid19 Diary 7

Samuel Pepys: May 14, 1995 Lords Day. Up, and with my wife to church, it being Whitsunday. My wife very fine in a new yellow birds-eye Hood, as the fashion is now. We had a most sorry sermon. May 17, 2020 … Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 5

I thought I was sympathetic enough to people in prison and immigration detention, and to those like the Palestinians behind the ‘Separation Wall’ who can’t travel freely. I wasn’t. Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 4

Samuel Pepys: April 14, 1661 Easter. Lords day. In the morning towards my father’s. And by the way heard Mr. Jacomb at Ludgate, upon these words, “Christ loved you and therefore let us love one another.” And made a lazy … Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 3

Samuel Pepys: April 1, 1665 … to see how my Lord Treasurer did bless himself, crying he could do no more than he could, nor give more money than he had, if the occasion and the expense were never so … Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 2

Of course, in a crisis, people now think they can only rely on themselves. Of course people don’t believe they can trust the government. The government has deliberately created the conditions in which hoarding happens; it’s a bit disingenuous for them to condemn it. Continue reading

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Covid19 Diary 1

There are so many other parts of my ministry, and of the life of the church, that would actually be dangerous at the moment. Continue reading

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