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Andrew Everett

January 2021

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The year 2021 ihas not started off in a promising way. The amount of snow locally( Durham County) has been heavier and more prolonged than usual. The one benefit has been our family is using Skype and Zoom more. I have a regular mentorship, working with staff and students of Durham University via Zoom, as […]

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Andrew Everett

November 2020

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This has been a miserable month due to increased lockdown again. The only way to cope with it, is to keep busy at home, doing much as I did before. I am completing final revision of book on Charles Hesterman Merz, completing 3 I-movies for U3A next year- when we all meet up again. Mentoring […]

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Andrew Everett

Catholicism

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I was born a Catholic and some of my ancestors have been so since mid -18th century, when there was quite a push to revive the Faith in Northumberland. Since then many of the family have followed the faith of their fathers. It is disappointing that our children and grandchildren no longer practise their religion, […]

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Andrew Everett

October 2020

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Mary and I are suffering from along term ‘dominno effect. From the end of August, when a building firm inspected our roof with a view to replacing old felt and roof tiles, (c £7000); there has been one expense followed by another. On inspection, there was not only more tiles, but the joists had been […]

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Andrew Everett

September 2020

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Just when tentative measues to restart social contact for me and several hundred thousand others within the county , e.g. going back to my accompanist to sing weekly and explore more repertory as well as attending Mass and distributing Communion to the sick in hospital each Saturday morning: when it is all rescinded again. County […]

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Andrew Everett

July 2020

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The small easing of restrictions means at least we get out 2 or three times a week for coffee to garden centres. I have bought quite a lot of plants there to fill up gaps in the garden. otherwise it is thetedious routine of rising, washing, finding new books to read, a pit of watercoloring, […]

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