Category Archives: consumerism

The One About Being Connected

We went for a walk yesterday and for reasons that only they fully understand, my girls decided to tie themselves together with loom bands. Connecting themselves to one another didn’t make walking along easier but it certainly did make becoming separated impossible … Continue reading

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The windseeker who is afraid of the wind

The ride is called wind seeker but the sign says that it is closed because of high winds. The ride implies you want to feel the rush of wind, but ironically the sign says you don’t want it too much. … Continue reading

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Make sure that you don’t get Overstretched

I went to visit someone recently who I know is going through a really hard time. We talked and prayed and as I got up to leave they said ‘make sure that you don’t get overstretched’. This person is actually entitled to say ‘could … Continue reading

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The one about Coconuts at a Castle

So, we were walking out of the castle gate when someone came towards us banging two halves of a coconut together. Can you guess why? I didn’t find it strange at all and I have to confess that my first … Continue reading

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The one about Money, Giving, Red Nose Day and the Lottery

If you are living in the UK, then you will have noticed that it is Red Nose Day. In 2013 Red Nose Day raised just over 100 million (£100,331,808 if you want to be precise) source. Doesn’t that huge amount of … Continue reading

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It’s nearly Easter!!

Apparently Easter is here and I need to catch these Easter bunnies while I can. Believe it or not, I took this picture in a shop a few days ago. I was talking with the cashier about it and they … Continue reading

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Everyone loves Dopey, don’t they?

When people ask my daughter what her favourite Christmas present was she says Dopey. The irony of this is that it was probably her least expensive present which I bought for £1 at a car boot sale. We bought my … Continue reading

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Moving past negative experiences

Driving to the hospital with a very ill child is not how anyone wants to spend a Friday evening. By 10pm I was carrying my very sleepy daughter into Asda to collect a prescription. Cow pyjamas and pink dressing gown … Continue reading

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Make your own Christ?

I opened up my laptop and this is what I saw amongst the list of e-mails. I couldn’t get over the phrase ‘Make your own Christ’ (it actually reads ‘make your own Christmas …’). Strangely, a sales rep from Serif called … Continue reading

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The Price of Football: What Christianity can learn from football fans?

The BBC Sport’s ‘The Price of Football’ study was released yesterday and it attempts to analyse what people are paying to go and watch football. ‘Even though our prices have gone up, our stadium is full and so we must … Continue reading

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