Category Archives: Church

Press in to press on

Moses was not going to put up with second best. He was not going to be fobbed off with some second-rate angel. Leading the people of Israel was a daunting task at best, and he needed God himself up close … Continue reading

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Come hungry

When the kids were little, we tended to live on a low-meat wholefood diet, with plenty of pulses, grains, nuts, seeds and vegetables. The endearing title ‘bird seed stew’ has still stuck for my favourite bean casserole! During that period, … Continue reading

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New clothes

I love the smell of new fabric. My mum was always cutting and sewing materials to make a new outfit for one or other of us. Fond memories of standing on the table for a fitting, and not-so-fond memories of … Continue reading

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The underpants

My most embarrassing moment EVER!  It’s etched on my memory. Age 14, I was on a French exchange, and the family took me one glorious summer’s day, on a boat trip on a beautiful lake. I was wearing my brand … Continue reading

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More than the music

“While shepherds washed their socks by night…” is one of the many renditions the hymns and carols have been treated to over the years. Kids still find them funny, and I’m sure have added to the collection. And I guess … Continue reading

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The fine line

My kids were given the most beautiful kite – it was painted silk stretched across a fine wooden frame in the 3D shape of a bird, almost real looking. And it flew spectacularly well. We had it out several times, and that … Continue reading

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A place he can stay

Ever played that game where one person describes a picture, and another has to try and draw it from that description? Even more challenging when you get three or four couples all trying to compete for air space, to communicate … Continue reading

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