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Happy Advent

The coldest day in 17 years, apparently, not in Essex, but even so, at minus six degrees, it was a cold start to the Breakfast Show this morning, with, indeed, music by COLDplay, it had to be.

In the Keep The Faith hour from 8am, we were joined by Rev Patrick Sherring, Rector of Ingatestone and Fryerning who spoke about the journey of Advent, and how we might slow down (at times), rather than get too caught up in the Christmas mayhem.

Patrick, who is our Sunday Breakfast Faith 'expert', is a familiar an friendly voice on Phoenix FM, and he will be with is each week as we count down, or up, to Christmas Day. You can hear Patrick's thought for today, Advent Sunday, by clicking on this link:

http://www.mediafire.com/?90c0cj3dn7n4ly8

From 9 O'clock this morning, we were talking about language, and how to get rid of gobbledegook, with the great help and lovely company of Marie Clair from the Plain English Campaign and Adam Addison from the Swan Housing Association in Billericay.

The heart of the matter seems to be to always think of WHO your reader will be, and to aim to communicate simply and accurately without meaningless jargon. Marie and Adam explained the whole thing brilliantly, and you can find out much much more by visiting www.plainenglish.co.uk

You can listen to the whole hour of the programme by clicking onto this link.

http://www.mediafire.com/?z9n3ejp4nc1efne

See you next Sunday, no more gobbledegook, I promise...

Ed




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