Archive | Life

Dreaming Big, Living Small (the Mudroom)

What if our hearts still dream big, when we are forced to live small? How much do you sacrifice of yourself to achieve your dream?

Continue Reading

What I’m Into – May June 2016

While British politics has been merrily imploding, I’ve been finally well enough to leave the house. Hence: #millionsmissing ME funding protest, fish and chips by the sea, the boy’s baptism, plus NEW HAIR! TV, music, online recommendations

Continue Reading

In sickness and in health

We don’t just need spouses who love well, though we certainly need those. The world needs churches who love—in sickness and in health.

Continue Reading

What I’m Into (January 2016)

I took my lead from the wise and brave Abby Norman, and declared it ‘gentle January’. (I discovered that if you make it into a hashtag, then it becomes a ‘thing’). Here are the latest book and music recommendations plus ideas for Lent

Continue Reading

Poem for a Blue Christmas

If this year you’re feeling quite blue
And your patience is all but worn through
If your children are restive
Or your nose is congestive
And you wish that the old year was new

Continue Reading

What I’m Into (November 2015)

This month I was published in The Spectator, Liberti Magazine, Magnet Magazine. I made a 30 seconds or less video that was 40 seconds. And I went to the opera. Don’t ask me what the weather was like this month. I don’t think I saw much of it, or much of anyone else.

Continue Reading

What I’m Into (September 2015)

The boy has a new obsession with making things and doing science experiments. I am good at neither. This means I regularly let him loose with some paper plates, a yellow napkin and an extravagant quantity of sellotape,

Continue Reading