Wednesday 21 February 2018

And Pickard did say – make it so

As you know, it's the season of Lent, where Christians offer something up for the duration before gorging themselves on Easter eggs on the big day itself.

It's all pretty harmless and benign and, indeed, I know of some people who aren't even religious who give something up – as much a reminder of their youth as an expression of piety.

In fact, Easter and Christmas are the two times I actually feel kindly disposed towards the Catholic Church simply because they both bring happy memories from when I was a kid.

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