Richard Keith Robert Coles is an English musician, journalist and Church of England parish priest. Now vicar of Finedon in Northamptonshire, he was formerly the multi-instrumentalist who partnered Jimmy Somerville in the 1980s band The Communards.
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The book of the year for me (though I was late to the party) was “Black and British” by @DavidOlusoga. I can’t remember when a book last made such an impression on me. It made me see the world differently and has changed my life. – source
Richard ColesDec 31, 2020
Are you listening to Merlin Sheldrake’s book about fungi, #EntangledLife, on @BBCRadio4? It’s MARVELLOUS, beautifully written and beautifully read by him. – source
Richard ColesNov 26, 2020
As a young boy growing up in the outskirts of Dublin, Gabriel Byrne sought refuge in a world of imagination among the fields and hills near his home, at the edge of a rapidly encroaching city. Born to working class parents and the eldest of six children, he harbored a childhood desire to become a priest. When he was eleven years old, Byrne found hi...
@EmJaySlade The book is marvellous. – source
Richard ColesNov 14, 2020
@timhayward @jennylinford I love that book. – source
Richard ColesMay 28, 2019
Spoons probably have the longest history of any artefact and have been made ever since man discovered that handling liquids was vital to his existence. In this new colour edition of a popular title, Simon Moore traces the history of English spoons, noting their social position in history and the many changes in style and form as their versatility w...
@MooseAllain It’s actually a brilliant book. – source
Richard ColesMay 11, 2019
Train lovers everywhere, I took this on the Sleeper to Scotland and back. Never before in the field of book to read on the train selection was a more apposite choice made. Thank you @monisha_rajesh – source
Richard ColesJan 30, 2019