While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night

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It was chilly in the hills at night, but that was fine – it was just part of the job, so they came prepared. Warm cloaks, slingshots and a small fire to ward off predators, and their favourite pastimes. Shepherd’s pipes, probably, and other pipes of bone, reed, or wood; and of course the instrument that had been played in these hills for over a thousand years, even before the time of their great ancestor, the shepherd-king David. 

And so they watched, and they rested, and they played and sang, as they did every night, and then something totally unexpected happened…

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