Tag Archives: Dad

A time to celebrate

This weekend was a time to celebrate, firstly and rather shyly I was celebrated at my baby shower. I think this is a concept that has come across the water and can range from a cheesetastic event to something that … Continue reading

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What perseverance looks like (or filling the Olympic void in my life)

On camp this year I had to do my first talk to 11-14 yr olds. It turns out it wasn’t so bad after all, although that maybe because I couldn’t see many faces as the stage lights were shinning directly … Continue reading

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Diary roundup.

Camp* is over, we’re bravely fighting off colds and other sicknesses (for bravely read pathetically) and it really is time to be back on the blog. ‘Camp’ was it’s usual mix of joy working in one place with one set … Continue reading

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Ode to a Table…

I hope you are admiring this fine table, I hope you are appreciating it’s lines, it’s fine handmade details. I hope you love it as much as I do, but I’m not sure you could. It’s a table that was … Continue reading

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Beauty from Chaos

Our God is a God who really likes creating stuff, who delights in bringing beautiful order to chaos. If you have doubts just read the first chapter of Genesis again.  All the darkness, unformed space and swirling nothingness. From this … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2011. Here’s an epic roundup of the year.

This year has been one of the most crazily intense of my life, and that’s not even close to hyperbole. There aren’t many ways to sum up what has happened, and I’m not sure I even can. Here are some … Continue reading

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Weekend roundup

We had the delightful joy of heading over to my parents new house on Saturday. They’ve eschewed the town life of Guildford and have settled in the small village of Liphook, which I’m sure has nothing to do with Dad … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision

24 or so years ago as a school girl I went to see some of the work my Dad was doing. I was taken to a public consultation about a new road scheme, a scheme to divert the A3 road … Continue reading

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Things marriage has taught me pt 36

Marriage throws up a number of amusing problems to overcome in ones new life together.  A massive one is adjusting to each others family traditions/quirks/strangeness (there was a whole section on it in our marriage prep course- clearly serious stuff) … Continue reading

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Day 25

Thankful for… A husbandface who lets me cry all over him, tells me it’s going to be alright and who puts me in God’s hands. Chilling with the Mums in our escape from the children morning at church. Topics discussed: … Continue reading

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