Duncan Burr

Duncan Burr
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Duncan Burr is licensed Lay Reader for the Anglican Chaplaincy of Costa Almeria and Costa Cálida (further detail available at www.mojacarchurch.org) and may be contacted at djburr@avired.com

Pause for Pancakes

PANCAKE DAY!! How many of us, I wonder, remember having fun as children each year on Pancake Day, tossing pancakes, having pancake races or...

Pause for thought in stormy weather

OUR television screens have lately been filled with pictures of the impact of storms back home in Britain, with trees uprooted, power lines cut...

Pause for thought at Christmas

CHRISTMAS already! Hardly seems possible, yet here we are in last minute preparation, checking everything’s ready for a bumper celebration. But what, I often wonder,...

Rising above the wreckage

144 years ago a major disaster occurred mid Atlantic, when the Ville du Havre en route from New York to Britain collided with another...

Advent Pause for Thought

“Anything that can go wrong, probably will go wrong at the worst possible moment.”  And the truth of “Murphy’s Law”, to use its polite...

What do the Spanish make of our Poppy Day?

HOW rapidly time passes as we grow older!  Why Easter seems like only yesterday, and yet October has now passed and Poppy Day already...

Let’s show true gratitude

WELL the Sol Times certainly aired the key harvest issues of generosity and gratitude earlier this month! As I turned from reading my item about...

Simple expressions that cost nothing

HOW many these days, I wonder, are taught to mind their “Ps” and “Qs”? And how many of us actually remember what that means?  Regularly...

Truth and common sense

ONE of the recent forms of ‘cool’ idealism, I am told, is known as Post Modernism, which develops the concepts of political correctness to even...

Rebuilding relationships

ONE of the problems of remote living is the need for a preparedness to tackle all manner of practical issues. So, this past week...
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