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Signpost 8 (8 June)

Welcome to Signpost. This week you can watch possibly the greatest film of all time, Citizen Kane, or browse a photographic record of lockdown from photographers, artists and the public. Plus much more!

We are back again with a new issue of Signpost to share our favourite finds from across the internet.

86 years ago this week, Donald Duck made his cartoon debut in “The Wise Little Hen”, 61 years ago the hovercraft made its first crossing of the English Channel and 38 years ago the Falklands War ended.


  • In addition to recently welcoming the Reverend Rod Cosh as the new Chaplain at Cote Lane, we recently welcomed Christine Ramshaw to work with Julie Sims as the Pastoral Care Coordinator for Sandford Station. You can view an introductory message here and you can watch a meditation on Jesus' appearance to the disciples in a locked room (John 20:19-23) here.


  • We have been sharing articles that explain social media and help you use it. After some feedback, this week we have an article that will tell you what Facebook is and explains some of the jargon around it. You can read it here.


  • We are all experiencing the pandemic in different ways and Historic England asked the public, contemporary artists and professional photographers to document their experiences during the Covid-19 lockdown. You can read more about the project and browse the 204 images here.
  • BBC Sounds has an interesting audio documentary entitled “Sid James: not just a dirty laugh”. It is presented by Lee Mack and showcases a range of sketches, recordings and performances from Sid James that shows him as much more than just the star of the Carry On films. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/p...


  • Considered by some as one of the greatest films of all time, have you ever watched Citizen Kane? You can watch it here and find out for yourself who or what Rosebud was.


  • Did you know that you can watch Parliament on its very own channel? As well as watching live proceedings, you can also watch a selection of other sessions. Watch Parliament at https://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/bbcpa...


  • You can watch some of the animals at Edinburgh oo through webcams (live videos) from the enclosures of penguins, tigers,koalas and lions!

Thank you for exploring our suggestions. We hope you have enjoyed them. Please get in touch through our email communityimpact@stmonicatrust.org.uk and let us know how we are doing.