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16 October 2014

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Backblogging and religion

Aha! So moderating blog entries ceases over the festive period. Feels strange for that to happen when I am in a profession that works even longer hours over Christmas. Still, the BBCi staff deserve their holiday. I am getting one next month.

I am used to updating my personal blog on a daily basis, so am having to remember to keep a copy of this one so that I know where I am in sharing island life. We are in a kind of hiatus at the moment as people recover from the religious part of the holidays and await the end of the year. Of course the Christian festival of Christmas was instituted by taking over the pagan winter solstice celebrations. It seems that people have long enjoyed a mid-winter jolly. But it would be very sad were we to go back to that alone and lose the magic and mystery of the birth, the star, the angels, the shepherds and the Wise Men.

I wonder if that is a common feeling today though?
Posted on GodBlog at 21:20



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