Monthly Archives: November 2016

Keep it Reel: Nativity

For our last film night of the year, there was really only one choice: Nativity! Much of this film was improvised by the children, and as a mum struggling once more to provide the correct costumes for school Christmas productions … Continue reading

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Advent 1: Holy Eccentricity!

When I read about Noah I am reminded a little of the professor from Back to the Future: Both are a little more than eccentric, one believes in time travel and uses science to ‘save the world’ – albeit the … Continue reading

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Kingdom Season: New Year’s Eve

Happy New Year! Well almost, and no, I haven’t got ahead of myself with the ‘Seasonal Celebrations’. I am firmly rooted in the church calendar, which comes to an end this Sunday with the Feast of Christ the King. Our … Continue reading

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Loss and Bereavement: Finding Hope in the Darkness

I turned my back on God. I literally, physically turned 180 degrees. I was stood in my new kitchen, in my new home, trying to pray, trying to come to terms with our loss. How could the God who had … Continue reading

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Remembrance Sunday: A Year to Forget?

To borrow a phrase from Her Majesty, it has been an ‘Annus Horribilis’. Social Media has been reeling from month to month with the news of  the death of yet another bright light in the entertainment world. Some had lived out … Continue reading

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Soul Food: Revving up for the Bake Off, the Great Wallop Bake Off!

We may have said our teary farewells to Mel, Sue and Mary, but The Wallops aren’t laying down their spatulas and hanging up their pinnies just yet! This weekend saw the second Great Wallop Bake Off in aid of our small Village … Continue reading

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Kingdom Season:Children of Heaven

As part of this past week’s celebrations (Halloween, All Saints Day, All Souls Day), our churches hosted a Heavenly Banquet. Feeling rather proud of myself in that I not only organised invitations and someone to do all the shopping for … Continue reading

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