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Life on retreat

One of my birthday presents this year was a night away on a retreat (I have excellent friends) and last week I finally got around to going to Penhurst Retreat Centre in deepest darkest East Sussex. I went in need … Continue reading

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Weekly round up. The snow edition.

It’s been a weird old week around these parts. A fairly up and down week, and mostly a cold one. We kicked off the weekend in style by enjoying a freezing cold beach picnic. The adventure was declared a success … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup (either a day early or 6 days late.. you work it out..)

On Sunday my lovely mother send me a text saying: “Where’s your weekly reflection???” So, for her and anyone else who has come to enjoy these processing thoughts here we go. To be honest the weekly reflection last week would … Continue reading

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Advent 16

It’s been one of those days. One of those weary soul tiring days where there has been plenty of wonder but an underlying tone of exasperation, with the boys, with myself, with this imperfect world of ours. I have not … Continue reading

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Advent 11

The wonder. A nights sleep in my bed without a small person kicking my back. Waking up with just the amazing husbandface. Hope after a year and a half of grim. New job for my favourite and best, the joy … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Walking out of the door after a less than harmonious getting ready for school time. Asking. Asking for the wonder. Praying with the boys as they hurtle down the hill. Asking. Asking for help. Reading with others of a God … Continue reading

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Life with God in the holidays…

Life in the holidays is pretty good, we’ve got through the weirdness of routines changing and are enjoying hanging out as a family.  A lovely perk of being married to a teacher.  Throughout the last few weeks we’ve loved days … Continue reading

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