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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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Hoi An, Walkabout Vietnam

Hoi An in Central Vietnam – a place of transforming light, colour and peace. In October 2019 I travelled to Hoi An in Central Vietnam for a short stay. A time to find some peace and relaxation, time to off … Continue reading

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Signs of Hope & Blessings

Bless You – That’s my line! Blessings, God Bless You, Blessed are the poor, the hungry, those who mourn, and those who are hated because of their faith… What does it mean, blessings, blessed, bless you? Is it really a … Continue reading

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Candlemas

This is a turning point for the church year. We now move from Christmas and Epiphany towards Easter and Lent, a turning point from looking behind to looking ahead, symbolic and preparing ourselves for Easter. I think that Jesus must … Continue reading

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That’s My Pitch!

Darkness and on the road. But not like the Wise Men. Some weeks ago, just before Christmas I went to London and was walking along the road towards The British Library. I noticed a hooded figure lighting up a cigarette … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas

And all the bells on earth shall ring On Christmas Day On Christmas Day And all the bells on earth shall ring on Christmas Day In the Morning Happy Christmas to All Rev’d Sue Martin  

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