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Channel 4’s Eden: Can we start again?

Channel 4’s Eden: Can we start again?

What if we could start again? Is the catchphrase of the new TV series on Channel 4 called Eden. It’s a social experiment seeing how modern Britons cope with a year out in the sticks, surviving on the land rather than on their smart-phones. The […]

The Economy of Time

The Economy of Time

“We are food for worms, lads! Because we’re only going to experience a limited number of springs, summers, and falls. One day, hard as it is to believe, each and every one of us is going to stop breathing, turn cold, and die!”  –  John Keating […]

Pokemon Go & Creating Community

Pokemon Go & Creating Community

You have probably seen a new craze hit the gaming and social media world in the last couple of weeks: Pokemon Go. It seems everyone is playing it! News articles keep popping up in my feed about the game and friends have been posting cartoon […]

Fairy Tales in the Dark

Fairy Tales in the Dark

We have all grown up to the tune of “Once upon a time…” It brings comfort hearing those words as we brace ourselves for the impending adventure. Disney has coined this phrase and produced stories that bring back childhood memories of princes and princesses. Disney […]

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

Traces of Hope in Game of Thrones

The world of Game of Thrones is a bleak, cold, dark arena. Most likeable characters are killed off too quickly and the ones that have cruelty in their veins seem to keep death at arm’s length. As a fan of this series, I do wonder […]

The Martian, The Moon and Loneliness

The Martian, The Moon and Loneliness

I recently watched the film “The Martian” which is about a man being stranded on Mars, all alone, for a really long time. He faced the prospect of never having human contact again, never being touched, never having a face to face conversation and never […]

The Greatest Story ever told

The Greatest Story ever told

  The bible was something I viewed as being boring and obsolete. I thought it was full of rules that were impossible or ridiculous to follow. I thought it was really strange with things like talking snakes, donkeys and a beast that lives in the […]

Collection of Webs | 2

Collection of Webs | 2

My time has been somewhat limited due to the birth of our lovely son, hence the lack of blogging. But I have been doing lots of reading and watching various things, which I would like to share with you! Watching & Listening: Serial have started […]

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Mary, Humanity & Humility

Christmas is a time of waiting, remembering and rejoicing. The Father sends us the most precious gift of all. His Son. I have been thinking about this a lot. Mary, babies, humanity and humility. I guess more so recently as I wait for our child […]

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

Thoughts on contextualisation | Part 2

  Read Part 1 here. 1.Going to the places of worship in the city. It might be surprising to think of there being places to worship in our city, especially as our culture bends towards secularism. Yet people still worship and create things to worship, […]