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Visit to The Holy Land in Lent 2020

As the winter continues I am delighted that I am about to embark on my second visit to the Holy Land. We arrive at the Sea of Galilee on February 24th and  have a full itinerary for the week including;  … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

When the song of the angels is stilled, When the star in the sky is gone, When the kings and the princes are home, When the shepherds are back with their flocks, The work of Christmas begins: To find the … Continue reading

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Carol Service in Deepest Norfolk

On a dark and dreary night one week before Christmas, in deepest West Norfolk, I walked along the lane, covered with mud from the fields. As I turned into the church entrance the windows were lit up with a warm … Continue reading

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Advent 1

Advent literally means the arrival or the coming.  Just as it’s getting darker and darker with the nights getting longer and longer, we start thinking about the light of the world; All out of darkness there came light,… The light … Continue reading

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Heroes and Villains – Archangel St Michael

Many stories have a hero and a villain. Some that come to mind are; Superman and Lex Luther , Batman and The Joker, Harry Potter and Voldemort, Sherlock Holmes and Moriarty, Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, What happens in these … Continue reading

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Bolshoi Ballet and Spartacus at The Royal Opera House, London

Spartacus the ballet was performed over three weeks this summer. I was lucky to be there for the opening night and the performance by the Bolshoi Ballet was stunning beyond words. This is a ballet full of emotion and hard … Continue reading

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Landing on the Moon 50th Anniversary

‘One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’. Neil Armstrong. Neil was the first man to walk on the moon, followed by Buzz Aldrin on 20th July 1969.     Awesome, inspirational and 50 years on shows just … Continue reading

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The Planets with Professor Brian Cox

There is something very special in knowing we are part of The Solar System, a small place in God’s universe. The BBC series on The Planets with Professor Brian Cox brings in more than just the science. There is a … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Alleluia, Christ is Risen!

On this glorious Easter Day , spend time in the garden if you can or at least ouside in the sunshine. Gardens and being a gardener are part of the Easter Story. Remember the Garden of Gethsemane, and when Mary … Continue reading

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Lent Course, A Journey to the Holy Land

  As part of our discovery about our own journeys we are looking at parts of the Holy Land; Galilee, Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem. Sacred places, walking in the footsteps of Jesus, 2000 years on in our own time with … Continue reading

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