1 March is St David's Day, commemorating the patron saint of Wales. When you read the accounts of St David and look beneath all the legends, you see evidence of a truly remarkable person...
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What has happened in connection with the Guides’ Promise is striking and highlights, with considerable clarity, the way that British culture is moving.
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At the end of December we often hear people say, ‘I am putting off the old year and putting on the new.’ It’s a seasonal version of that deep-seated human desire: the wish to start all over again. Who of us has not at some time wished that we could have a new beginning?
One of the greatest developments in science occurred – so the story goes – when Isaac Newton asked himself, ‘Why do apples fall?’ In fact, although there are an infinite number of stupid answers there are far fewer stupid questions and sometimes the most childlike questions are actually vitally important.
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