Category: Tiles

Post Covid-19 Ritual (from the 4th July that is)

Situation of the Tyler? Outside the door of the lodge. His duty? Armed with a 2m sword to see off all coughers. Situation of the Inner Guard? Within the entrance. His duty? To admit the uninfected on proof,  receive the candidates duly masked and  obey commands of the junior Doctor. Situation of the Junior Deacon? 1m+ away from the SW. His duty? To carry all soap of the WM from the SW to the JW, …

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Just for fun….

Vengeance is Mine

WHEREAS SOME BRETHREN can make a seamless transition from the normal world into Freemasonry, my assimilation into Masonic life was slightly more problematic. Coming in as a young, gullible rookie at the tender (wet-behind-the-ears age of twenty-three) I was fair game for all the japes and wheezes of the junior brethren. Just before I joined the Lodge, I’d started work in the motor trade and now suddenly found myself making the arduous journey from one barbaric initiation …

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SOME OF THE ‘BRIGHTER’ MOMENTS FROM QUIZ SHOWS ON THE BBC …

  BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2) Jamie Theakston: Where do you think Cambridge University is? Contestant: Geography isn’t my strong point. Jamie Theakston: There’s a clue in the title. Contestant: Leicester BBC NORFOLK Stewart White: Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World? Contestant: I don’t know. Stewart White: I’ll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow? Contestant: Arm Stewart White: Correct. And if you’re …

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Howzat

NOW CAST YOUR MINDS BACK TO THE 1990s when that marvellous Mason, Philip Birch, was PGM. During his time in office that other great Mason, Eric Alexander Keay, organised an inter- Provincial cricket match between Yorkshire and London. Sadly, for all concerned, I stood within range of the Chairman of the Selectors at one Lodge meeting and, before I knew it, I’d been included in the first XV, or whatever numerical combination they use. Now, at the …

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