Category Archives: Memories

Saying Goodbye

Last night at my church small group, we began talking about returning home and reverse culture shock. Many in the group will, in the next few months, uproot themselves from the lives they’ve built here in Norwich and move – … Continue reading

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University

Ten years ago this month, I started university. I can remember it so well – turning up at the University of Warwick with my family to the shabby hall of residence that to my eyes looked glamourous and sleek, and … Continue reading

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My Life of Late

I’ve been neglecting my blog recently – but I am taking 10 minutes to scribble down some thoughts on what has been quite a momentous couple of weeks. I may come back and edit this later, but I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Transitions… People

Being a CU Staff Worker brings you across the path of an extraordinary number of extraordinary people. There’s the obvious crowd- the students, changing and re-grouping year in, year out, and yet who never fail to surprise me with their … Continue reading

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Transitions… Places

One of the features of life as a staff worker is travel. From one country to another – My time with UCCF began with a pretty significant journey from Belarus back to Norwich. I’ve had the joy of going back … Continue reading

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Older, Not Wiser

Cast your minds back to high school, when everything in your immediate sphere of existence mattered more than anything else in the whole world. Ever. And no-one else understood this. (Ok, so I stereotype!) My teenage years were shaped by … Continue reading

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Transitions…

You know when you move into a new place – new room, new flat, new house – it takes a while to feel at home? Over the course of your first month or so there, you slowly spread your stuff out … Continue reading

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Three Things

1. This is a nice picture I took of someone else’s dog. I just like it, so thought I’d share. 2. This is a real flower. Can you believe it?! I promise, it grew like that all by itself! If … Continue reading

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Why the bike is best…

I’ve had some time off work after a busy couple of weeks, and yesterday I took advantage of the sunshine and a day of freedom to get out on my bike again and explore. I cycled a well-worn path to … Continue reading

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Random Things I’d Like to Remember…

For no particluar reason, other than I’d quite like to remember these things… – David Crowder Band reminds me of Kiev, Ukraine, and being in a strange place. – the smell of Nivea deodorant reminds me of Warsaw, and Nathan’s … Continue reading

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