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70 years of Dad (MBE)

It seems rude not to have a blog post to mark the occasion of my lovely Dad turning 70. It’s a milestone almost as big as the day we walked through the tunnel which earned him his MBE.It’s also incredibly … Continue reading

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Advent 2

I forget that there is always a day in December where the wonder flows with ease. Where it is easy to write of the hope of God here on the earth because I meet up with two of my favourite … Continue reading

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Advent 8

Another day. A fresh start. Christmas craft with the boys. Running with no fear of what I would return to when I got home. (I’m beginning to believe in this period of better health for husbandface.) Big grin on my … Continue reading

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Advent 6

I’m in London. Wonder is found in the faces of old friends. In pottering around twisty London back streets admiring the architecture of this crazy place. In retreating to a safe place when it all got too much. There is … Continue reading

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Advent 5

Tonight I read Son1 the story of Pandora’s Box (the child friendly one). The end hit me all over again. A tiny creature called Hope is left at the bottom of the box. Hope is then let loose into the … Continue reading

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Advent 4

And today the wonder was right there. No need to dig deep. A fresh blue sky. Running in the sun. Wryly accepting the way my body works. Connecting chats at work. Office bag of chocolate buttons. Mmmmm. Cuppa with one … Continue reading

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Time for another roundup of our weeks…

It’s Friday. The small ones are engrossed in tv and I’m in a positive kinda mood (must be that happy point of the month). I don’t think I’ve written anything since half term. November is moving by too fast. The … 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 22

Blimey I’m late today. Anyway. The wonder. Search for the wonder… Coffee, Bible and notebook to push away the morning grumps. Superman pose to start the day (see Grey’s Anatomy- apparently it is supposed to make you feel in control…). … Continue reading

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Advent 20

The wonder is still around. A foggy morning run over the downs. Winter trees appearing suddenly through the mist. Joy through the gloom all around. A morning off. Sermon prep. Embracing the silence. Sitting reading with my favourite. Heading to … Continue reading

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