A little project to oversee now that I’m a paid up member of the Cloud Appreciation Society! Advertisements
I’ve been a great admirer of the eclectic Celtic rock band Iona since my teenage years when I first heard them in a cow shed in Somerset for a few summers at New Wine/Soul Survivor events during the mid-1990s. They were the first band I’d heard live that really captured my attention and imagination. I… Read More Get ready for Iona’s ‘Another Realm’
A visit to Coventry yesterday included a wander round the Cathedral. I was particularly impressed with the West Screen which included inscriptions of angels and saints on the glass. This window is also the link between the old and new cathedrals affirming the continuity of Christianity down the ages. It reminded me of the line… Read More saints and angels
…eating toasted marshmallows with Shona warmed by the chimenea (as above)… wondering if the gladioli I planted in spring will ever flower… setting up a blog for the forthcoming charity cycle challenge: bar2yar.wordpress.com… accummulating plenty of leg miles as I approach the half-marathon… struggling to finish my final NAM reading book (the words ‘treacle’… Read More Just lately I’ve been…
I have agreed to run the Birmingham/Black Country half marathon AND do a coast-to-coast cycle ride (Barmouth to Great Yarmouth) with a friend in July this year! More details over at: http://www.charitygiving.co.uk/runreverendrun The donations received will go towards three initiatives: Hanbury Hill Baptist Church, Brierley Hill Project, Early Childhood Centre (Uganda). Please consider offering some… Read More Run Reverend Run!
Thought it was about time to spread a ‘lil Black Country ‘spake and post a parable from ‘The Gospels in Black Country Dialect’ book. This one is truly bostin! E tode em a parable abahrr a bloke wi tew sons, The yungist asked is fairther ter gi im is share o munny. Is fairther gid it im.… Read More Black Country Prodigal Son Parable
Life rattles on at quite a fast pace at the moment. September has come and gone in a flash but it was a productive month: Loved Waste Watchers Holiday Club at church: report and photo here. Finished reading Desmond Alexander’s interesting book ‘From Eden to New Jerusalem’: see here. Visited the local British Legion office… Read More Where did September go?