Tag Archives: Michael Ramsey

Man of God

I’ve told this story before, but now’s the time to tell it again.  When Harold Macmillan was mulling over whom to nominate to succeed Geoffrey Fisher as Archbishop of Canterbury, one of those he considered was Michael Ramsey, a former … Continue reading

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Absent-mindedness

Another goody plucked at random from the estimable Project Gutenberg, this snapshot of Abraham Lincoln a decade before his presidency reminds me of other great men who were notorious for ‘being elsewhere’ at dinner:  Thomas Acquinas, Archbishop Ramsey and Field … Continue reading

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Too good for your own good?

When you: apply for a new job, don’t you just hate it when you ask for the Person Specification and it turns out to require a mixture of Richard Branson, Albert Einstein and Mother Teresa?  Does it ever happen the … Continue reading

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