What would you say to someone who offered to pay off your debts, your loans or credit card bills or even your mortgage? No catch, no ulterior motive just an offer simply to pay off everything you owe and free you from the constraints and ties of owing something to others? Most of us I… Continue reading My debt to pay
I am not one for visiting old Churches when I am away, I love history and I love the Church but it’s not something I tend to do. So it was unusual for @ratryn and I to decide to visit Coventry Cathedral when we were in the Midlands recently. A couple of Saints from the… Continue reading Surprised by God
In good times & bad Wasn’t 2012 an amazing year for the country? Despite the ongoing economic woes we had the Queens Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics and to end with the news that we have a new heir to the throne on the way. A year to celebrate for our nation. But I wonder how… Continue reading In good times & bad
The past is big business isn’t it? Just look at some of the most durable and popular shows on television: Antiques Roadshow, Who do You Think You Are, Time Team not to mention the success of dramas like Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs (the original of course!), The Forsyth Sage and the perennial Pride & Prejudice.… Continue reading Who do REALLY think you are?
I am writing this from the the crowded seat of the ‘quiet carriage’ of a Cross Country Trains Edinburgh – Penzance express. Frankly express is a bit of a misnomer. This particular train is currently 57 minutes late and I suspect I have missed my connections home to Warminster from Bristol Temple Meads. Travelling by… Continue reading Rumours of our death have been exaggerated
They were a youngish couple and t’was the night before Christmas. All was well and although it had been a busy few weeks – the travelling was now over. What with the baby due within the next few weeks – everyone was tired. They had finally got to their home town and had settled down… Continue reading A Christmas Story