Category Archives: Stories

The Bard’s Birthday [Belated!]

  “And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. I would not change it.” William Shakespeare, As You Like It

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Good News of Great Joy (a bit late!)

I’ve been meaning to share this since the beginning of December, but time has just run away with me… But in case, like me, you’ve been rushing through this advent season, promising yourself time to stop and reflect once Christmas … 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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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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Under a Broom Tree

I’ve been a bit like Elijah of late. Not in the defeating-opponents-of-the-Living-God kind of way, more like Elijah in this story here… I have wandered a day’s journey into the wilderness and have sat down, discouraged and empty, under a … Continue reading

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Text a Toastie

Tonight I had fun with Anglia Ruskin CU as they ran an outreach event known as ‘Text a Toastie’. For those of you unfamiliar with the phone&food brand of evangelism, this basically amounts to asking people to text in a … Continue reading

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A Ramble in the Forest & Messing about on the River

Here’s how I spent my bank holiday weekend – thanks to Hannah, Nomi and Claire for good company! All credit goes to Nomi for the hilarious photos of me!

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I love Christian Unions!

University was such a significant time of life for me. It’s no exaggeration to say that the three years I spent studying at Warwick University shaped and moulded me as a person, particularly what I thought being a follower of … Continue reading

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A New Name

To be perfectly honest, it’s not often I look forward to reading a Christian book. But this one, A New Name: Grace and Healing for Anorexia by Emma Scrivener, is an exception. Surprised? Well, if you’ve read anything from Emma’s … Continue reading

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Thankful for…my Mum!

I’ve written before about things that I am thankful for, but this will be the first time I’ve written about my family on my blog. Which is odd, really, because they’re a pretty major part of my life! The past … Continue reading

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