The Government of Jersey acknowledges the positive commitment made by the UK Government to engage the Crown Dependencies in their latest Brexit position paper
These come from an extremely old compendium of games that I've had for many years. I've hidden the answers on another blog page - there's a link at the bottom of this one.
Fun With Intelligence Tests 2
HAVE you ever tried any Intelligence Tests? Here are some to play with. No doubt you are an intelligent person, but what sort of intelligent person are you?...
People are being asked for their views on public space in St Helier. The results will be used to shape an open space strategy being developed by the Department of the Environment.
An illegal immigrant arrested in Jersey has made a claim for asylum
Careless Explanations in a Post-Truth World
Donald Trump is the leading exponent of “post-truth” politics—a reliance on assertions that “feel true” but have no basis in fact. Two pieces in the JEP have both argued that it doesn’t matter if politicians make statements that are untrue, as long as they end up with good results. Matters of what’s true and what’s false are irrelevant.
In his letter to the JEP, Gerard Baudains tells us that “Deputy Andrew Lewis stepped into the breach. I am no fan of his but nevertheless he grasped the situation and came to the conclusion that Lenny Harper, the investigating officer was essentially out of his depth and the only person who could control him was the Chief of Police, Mr Power....
From "The Pilot", 1967, comes this, an interesting historical ramble.
Some Church Customs Explained
By S.G. Thicknesse
Never a Hat?
IN Jerusalem to-day, as in all places the world over where there are strict Muslims or strict Jews, men cover their heads when they pray, as they do when they eat or appear in public....
voiceforchildren: Interview with Former Chief Police Officer Graham ...
: For the benefit of our new, and growing, readership and as a reminder to our long-term followers, we thought it would be beneficial to re...
This poem sequence was inspired by listening to writer and poet Gwyneth Lewis experiences in the Radio 4 documentary "A Voyage to Lundy", in particular when she describes the Church and the bells.
With the Atlantic Ocean to the West, and the Bristol Channel to the East, Lundy lies eleven miles from the nearest mainland off North Devon. The Island is three miles long and half a mile wide, and covers 1,100 acres.
The current church of St Helen’s built by the Revd Hudson Grosett Heaven has been a notable feature of the Lundy skyline since 1897, but the history of Christianity on the island dates back as early as the 6th century.
The population of the island at the time was around 60 and was often swelled by visiting seamen, which explains its size....