Maranatha

A poem that I wrote last week and performed last night: I’ve been experiencing a flush of creativity recently – sparked and fostered by weekly open mic evenings at a local (The Bull and Sun in Bridlington, every Tuesday night from 8pm – be great to see you there!). I’ve always found creative writing aContinue reading “Maranatha”

Celebrating

Happy Easter! We had some much needed holiday last week and had a fantastic time in the sunshine. With the joy of Easter in full flow, this week I wanted to share some things to celebrate – little wins, everyday blessings, places where we’ve found joy. Firstly, looking back to just before the Easter week,Continue reading “Celebrating”

Turning over tables

It is Holy Week – the days leading up to the high point of the Christian year: the death and resurrection of Jesus. This is a week of high drama, as Jesus enters the holy city of Jerusalem and faces off with the powers and authorities – the corrupt religious leaders, the oppressing rule ofContinue reading “Turning over tables”

Six

The social media algorithms have clearly got me pegged, because last week this article from Positive.News came up in my newsfeed: “Six lifestyle changes that could help avert the climate crisis“. I’m a sucker for a list, and always on the look out for some positive news to balance the stream of reasons to beContinue reading “Six”

Disneyland Flight Free

So I didn’t post last week because we went away as a family for half term – to Disneyland Paris! This probably wouldn’t have been our first choice for a holiday, but we have a group of really good friends who we try to get away with at least once a year and some ofContinue reading “Disneyland Flight Free”

Sacrifice and frustration

I’ve been asked a lot recently how it is going without a car, and honestly it is mostly great. We’ve found so many positives from just getting rid of the car (expected and unexpected) – slowing down, appreciating journeying more (individual journeys and The Journey), fitness, mental health, and a greater sense of connection withContinue reading “Sacrifice and frustration”