Struggling towards the light

I have learnt a spiritual lesson from growing potatoes. ┬áJust when they begin to show little green shoots just above the surface of the soil like this: you are supposed to dump another inch or two of soil on top of them! I was so excited to see these little shoots begin to appear, it... Continue Reading →

I’m a ‘sanctified Wally’

Is that anywhere close to 'Bonafide bonkers'? This week is wall to wall services if you are an Anglican clergy person: 4 services in the last 2 days and now a pause before the BIG day itself tomorrow. I'm feeling a bit 'bonafide bonkers' today. However, it was at the first of those services that... Continue Reading →

The Sea

I've never liked being out of my depth. I am a good swimmer and have swum in some awesome places including the Colorado River that carved out the Grand Canyon (with a life jacket, and a life line to the raft) but I find the idea of being a tiny individual bobbing about over a... Continue Reading →

Granny’s 80th Cake Day

On Sunday I ate cake for breakfast, lunch, tea and supper! Cake was just about the only thing I ate on Sunday - it was Gran's birthday. How fitting a celebration for someone with ┬álife-long love of cake? Once asked by her two grand-children if she could speak any other languages she said 'Yes' very... Continue Reading →

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