To my paint brush I pursue….

When presidents of orange hue turn my language blue; to my paint brush I pursue. Through times of trouble, uncertainty and change in life, I have often found peace, solace and prayer through the brush and pen.  From the earliest age I have found joy in sketching and painting and I am blessed to have…

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Heartburn

I couldn’t sleep…….. people often talk about having sleepless nights, and whilst I have no desire to sit in the corner of other people’s bedrooms whilst they sleep, in fact that would be completely odd, I do wonder what other people mean when they say ‘oh I didn’t sleep at all last night’.   I…

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Low tide, high hopes

It was good to breathe clear coastal air last weekend.  It felt that it had been sometime since I had got out of Cambridge and seen a different view and tasted a cleaner landscape.  It was also good to be with friends. They took me to one of their favourite places, Woodbridge on the Suffolk…

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Googlys & Gogglebox

When life throws you a googly what do you do? Well in my case I was hopeless at cricket at school and the only prowess I displayed on the field was in looking smart in my cricket whites . Indeed I found the whole concept of cricket a deeply civilised way to spend a summers…

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Popcorn & Prayers

When I started this blog I wanted to share something of the journey of exploring my vocation and also the decision, reality and recovery from open heart surgery. I tried to be clear from the beginning with myself and whoever would read this that the destination was certainly not a foregone conclusion. I have often…

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