Category Archives: Life on the journey

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Processing life in lockdown

It is Day 4 of lockdown. Day 8 since we took the kids off school because of a cough. About 2 -3 weeks since I started looking at the news an unhealthy amount, mainlined sugar again and gave up all … Continue reading

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Refreshment in Arizona.

If you’ve chatted to me or husbandface for longer than a few hours about our lives you’ll probably be aware of this American family we have. I can’t quite believe they’ve never had official blog post recognition before but better … Continue reading

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Trying to use my anger in a positive way…

I find myself incredibly angry this morning, I’ve spent the last 24 hours mulling an article I’ve read. It outlines another depressing tale of a man abusing his power in a church context. My anger is intensified because it’s a … Continue reading

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It turns out I actually like writing…

Friday morning. I blow the dust off the keyboard. Sit down. And start to type. The choice lurks. To continue with a style of slow. Or to find the chatty voice, the recaller of time and space which I have … Continue reading

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Advent 19

It’s that time of year when I get to say we used to look like this: And now we look like this: Still smiling like goons. Today marks the end of our first decade together. 10 years ago we set … Continue reading

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Advent 8

Somewhere in my memory I remember that in previous years I’d just post a song on Sunday’s. On a tired Sunday deep in December with 2 more weeks to go until Christmas holidays it seems like a good plan. So … Continue reading

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Advent 7

And sometimes the wonder is hard to find, because of small boys and coughs and 4 hours sleep. Some days you wander through in a haze, living purely each moment as it comes. Smiles from the eldest at Pump track … Continue reading

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