Category: Faith

Icy winds may blow…

Like many I was profoundly shocked by the awful news of the violence in the Christchurch Mosque in New Zealand last week.  I was however sadly not completely surprised. I have been aware for sometime that there is a concerted and global effort to… Continue Reading “Icy winds may blow…”

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… Continue Reading “Low tide, high hopes”

A long time ago in a Galaxy far far away……..

I have always thought that being a winter baby is a bit of a mixed blessing.  One of the positives is that people tend to be in a cheerful mood as they lead up towards Christmas, but equally we can all be stressed.  … Continue Reading “A long time ago in a Galaxy far far away……..”

Reflections on BBC Cambs Radio Faith Show

You may possibly have been wondering what’s happened to the other posts reflecting on my time as a Councillor. I can assure they have not been forgotten. However, I have recently had an exciting opportunity to share something of my journey and indeed this… Continue Reading “Reflections on BBC Cambs Radio Faith Show”

and Eeyore came too…

To my surprise, and something of a blessing, throughout my recovery I haven’t lost my appetite, nor mostly my sense of humour. I was therefore unexpectedly tucking into a meal whilst on HDU which certainly helped in regaining strength and normality. On being transferred… Continue Reading “and Eeyore came too…”

Jelly and Ice cream?

What a beautiful sound: The chink of ice! Sadly not in a long gin and tonic-I’m sure I was promised one of those today?- But instead a  whole jug of iced water. Then again, given I was lying in a bed on the high… Continue Reading “Jelly and Ice cream?”

Facing Dragons…

I woke the next morning to be shaved (yet again) And is often the way life, when you’ve been waiting for something for so very long, and imagining exactly how it will be it and how it will be said: suddenly it  just happens… Continue Reading “Facing Dragons…”

And the knights are no more and the dragons are dead

Christmas 2016 for me was rather different than normal. I knew the other side of it was less about working off the turkey pounds and more about not being chicken for the major surgery that lay ahead. My operation was originally scheduled for beginning… Continue Reading “And the knights are no more and the dragons are dead”