Fearsomely Revd Nicholas Baines, Bishop of Leeds, West Yorkshire, the Dales and any other bits that can’t afford their own bishop any more

As we all try to deal with the excitement of a royal baby and get back to normal life, I’d like to talk about tradition, which the royal couple have decided, in their wisdom, to not follow in some sort of unspecified way.

I think we’d all agree that tradition is a thoroughly Good Thing. Traditions like the Church of England for example. Rooted in the wisdom of our ancestors, traditions, like the Church of England for example, guide us through the complexities of modern life.

The Babylonian Exile.