Monthly Archives: October 2015

I am being followed!

I am being followed by someone and I can’t shake them off. Wherever I go, they are there and although I can’t always see them when I look hard enough I can find them. I feel like I can’t escape from this person. … Continue reading

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Treat or Treat?

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“Chocolate cupcakes” by Pamela from DC Metro – Flickr. Licensed under CCA 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons. This year we tried an alternative to Halloween. Usually we run a light themed party at the…

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The not so great escape

A few months ago I came across a lamb while I was out on a walk. As I approached it, it ran towards the nearby fence and squirmed underneath and back into the field with all of the other sheep. This happy little lamb … Continue reading

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The One About The Red Carpet

So, yesterday it was the world premiere of the new James Bond film, Spectre and there was a red carpet to greet and welcome the people who had a ticket. A red carpet sends out the message to the people invited that they are special and important. As … Continue reading

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We could hear the singing from 2 1/2 miles away

So, we were walking through some woods near Boxted (just north of Colchester). It was a lovely and peaceful walk, until we heard the singing. It definitely wasn’t the most beautiful singing I have ever heard, but it was passionate. It was … Continue reading

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The one where Peter wanted to put Jesus in a box

So, Jesus, Peter, James and John went up a mountain and at the top, ‘Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light’ Matthew 17.2. Peter was so in … Continue reading

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I’ve got to get out more!

So, it was one of those awkward times when you have to go out to work but that really you just want to stay at home and hide. At least that is how it started, but I am glad to … Continue reading

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Did he have a pen behind his ear?

Recently, I was telling my daughter that I saw one of her teachers. She wanted to check this was a genuine sighting (do teachers really exist outside of school?) and so she asked, ‘was he tall?’ ‘Did he have black hair?’ … Continue reading

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The one when I talked to myself

So, I gave a talk at church and it wasn’t the best talk that I have ever given but it wasn’t that bad either. I take communication seriously and so I spent some time thinking of ways I could have improved it … Continue reading

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The Pink Unicorn Which Started A Fight

Who would have thought that a little pink unicorn could have started such a big argument and ultimately a fight? It all started a few weeks ago when my wife, girls and I were walking in the woods. On the way through we did … Continue reading

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