302015Dec

Looking forward to…

There’s something special about looking forward to… Looking forward to anything. A drink after a hard day’s work. A bar of chocolate after a whole day abstaining. A holiday. A reunion with an old friend or even better, an opportunity to meet someone for the first time. Then there is the annual thought process of…

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112015Dec

Peace, Prayer & Politics

I have mixed feelings about War & Peace. Not the book – I don’t know if I would ever be able to devote that much time to a single story. I read somewhere the other day that Canon Andrew White, also known as “The Vicar of Baghdad”, commented that if things in the Middle East…

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32015Dec

Shoes That Tell A Story

Last night, I got ready to take Molly out for a short walk. The shoes I typically put on for this relatively simple task are slip-ons, although one acts more obediently than the other. Out of habit more than design, I tend to put my left shoe on first, and in the case of these…

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