This year, a large number of Muslims – thousands of them across Egypt – offered their services as human shields for worshippers arriving for the midnight Eucharist.
Our media only seem interested in an ‘angle’ or in the negative side of a story, particularly if it’s religious, and usually play on people’s fears. So I was delighted to discover a good news story in my trade papers recently. It followed bad news: the car bombing of a church in Alexandria on New […]
I feel like my feet haven’t touched the ground much since we got home from Devon. Everything is kicking off this month and I seem to have been working evenings as well as mornings and afternoons – and two weekends in a row. I am feeling really tired, having taken Minutes last night at the […]
I had a right old moan last week, so it’s only fair to say when something has been encouraging. Yesterday I nabbed Marie, and said ‘any news???’ ‘I’ve got it,’ she said. ‘I’ve passed.’ Massive hug right there and then in the middle of somebody else’s church! Marie decided with fear and trembling last year […]
I have never lived in a place where there seem to be so many cowboy dentists. We’ve only been here 3 years and we’re now on our 4th. The first one didn’t fix my filling – just told me to take antibiotics in case of infection. How ridiculous and stupid. :crazy: So I went to […]
Well now. What will happen next, I wonder?? While we were away, the ‘paddock team’ went into what’s going to be the community garden, to continue working on preparing the ground for people to grow stuff. And … they replaced the fence gate, that the neighbour keeps breaking through, with a metal gate that locks. […]
The Good Lord *got fed up with my whingeing* took pity on me, and when we headed off into the country for our day off, the sky cleared and the sun came out and our spirits began to lift. Lovely walk through very wet countryside, avoiding the muddy fields and sticking to the little roads, […]