Over the past few months a lot of information has come to light which has been confusing about Tina and her history. It seems that she kept part of her life in compartments which were separate from each other. The discovery of what has been going on in some of the other compartments has been […]
Some people may have followed the story in the past of ‘Serena’, the woman who was trafficked to this country and whom we met in our previous church in Birmingham, and ‘Tila’, her daughter, now 10 years old. I launched a Justgiving site last year which wonderfully raised £1,000 for them, and this is an […]
I’ve just been on a writer’s weekend at a lovely place with delicious food, where we sat round tables for six in a room with a huge picture window overlooking the bay. The following day I got chatting to a fellow guest. She had been on my table the previous evening, keeping everyone entertained with […]
Originally posted on Nick Baines's Blog:
This is the script of this morning’s Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme (written late last night after getting out of Parliament): I entered the chamber of the House of Lords yesterday afternoon, ready to lead prayers. A colleague came in and said there…
Yesterday Hub and I decided to take a break from our multifarious activities, and headed into the uplands of Dartmoor, with map in hand, determined to track down two ancient clapper bridges. A ‘clapper’ is a large flat slab of stone which is laid on posts to create the bridge. Postbridge on Dartmoor boasts the […]
We took a mini-break last week, and went into Cornwall for three days. Ash Wednesday fell in that week, so we found ourselves a local church where we could join people for a Communion service and the traditional ‘ashing’. We arrived at a small village church right out in the sticks. We only expected a […]
A friend posted this on Facebook recently. I loved it.