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VE Day 8th May 2020

VE Day 2020 The silence that says it all… The lives lost, the lives changed, the lives that would never be the same again. Seventy-five years on we remain united in isolation, glorious in survival, and thankful for all that … Continue reading

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The Upper Room

The Upper Room is to this day, an inconspicuous space along a quiet street in Jerusalem. The windows  are hardly noticeable on the first floor next to some dangling electric cables. Jerusalem normally bustles with people, but in these days … 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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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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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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The Boys in the Cave in Northern Thailand

The picture of boys in India praying for boys in the cave.  This is a story that went straight to people’s hearts, the successsful rescue was everybody’s hope. What does it tell us… There is the respect for human life. … Continue reading

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