Category Archives: hopes and visions

Comfort or conquest?

If you could move to absolutely anywhere in the universe, where would you choose? I’d guess it would be either somewhere a bit leafier in the same town you’re living in now, or somewhere you’ve been on holiday more than once, or … Continue reading

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Dream of the future

Which team do you support? Is it the local team, or the one that plays the best, or wins the most? You may remember Norman Tebbit controversially used the phrase ‘the cricket test’ to judge whether people from a non-indigenous background … Continue reading

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The great escape

How many times have you watched “The Great Escape”? The famous film of the ’60’s, starring Steve McQueen charts the meticulous planning that went into helping many British POW’s escape from the notorious Stalag Luft III camp. A great idea, … Continue reading

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A promise is a promise

I saw my granddaughter today. “Grandma, when can I come for my sleeper-over?” It’s definitely her turn. She’s 6, and knows her dues better than the taxman, but I didn’t have my diary with me. “You can come one night this … Continue reading

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In it together

At one point in my career, I was privileged to work in a Christian English Language school. The students came from all over the world. Some had degrees, one or two even had doctorates, and some had very little education at … Continue reading

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That’s what you need!

As I am writing this, I am sitting in a beautiful conservatory, surrounded by a magnificent view of hills in the background, an array of trees in the foreground, and the amazing sound of birdsong all around. The sky is … Continue reading

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What’s holding you back?

Mark, my friend’s husband was a nice guy, but had no job. He had no references, no qualifications, no real work history, no friends or relatives that would speak up for him – no hope. He tried hard to be a good … Continue reading

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