Life

Falling apart

Falling apart

Neck pain last week, low back pain and a heavy cold the last few days, physio on my shoulder today, arthrogram on my hip tomorrow. What is going on – I’m falling apart! Today’s Frontline Bible reading includes Isaiah […]

Mouse vs Mouse Trap

Chocoholic vermin

Chocoholic vermin

Following close on the heels of our maggot infestation comes the field mouse invasion! I can’t help feeling sorry for them in this weather, it must be pretty awful being outside in these conditions – think going to sleep […]

Instant download

Instant download

I was sitting in a friend’s front room. A fashionable Victorian terrace in south London. I was just sitting, minding my own business, not thinking about anything in particular, when I suddenly got an instant download – broadband at […]

Alone in the crowd

Alone in the crowd

Travelling through London on the Tube in the rush hour is probably no-one’s idea of fun, but strangely millions of people do it every day. I had the misfortune to have to do so last week while visiting my […]

World domination

World domination

It felt a bit like that when all the family turned up on Christmas day. Jenny, me, 1 sister, 2 mothers, 4 daughters, 4 sons-in-law, and 5 grandchildren. If not world domination, then certainly a good attempt at world […]

Boiling Blood

Boiling Blood

I have a great intention to glide through life on a serene plane of tranquillity, unruffled by the daily irritations, frustrations and setbacks that are the stuff of most people’s lives. That’s the theory anyway. There are two big […]

Maggot Invasion

Maggot Invasion

Well it may not be everyone’s idea of a great Christmas, but dealing successfully with a maggot invasion was one of the highlights of ours! After all the Christmas turkey was gone and the last morsels of Christmas pudding […]

A little bit of heaven

A little bit of heaven

Tucked in the corner of Bold Street Coffee is Stan the harpist. Every Wednesday afternoon he sits playing the most wonderful melodies on his half sized harp. It is a little bit of heaven in a crazy mad busy […]

We Lepers

We Lepers

If you were in Frontline church on Sunday you will have heard Jenny tell a moving story about Father Damien who went to work in the most awful leper colony on the island of Moloka’i in the kingdom of […]