It’s natural to be apprehensive when you find yourself in new situations. And discovering you’ve arrived back in time, years before you were born could easily be considered one such […]

I’m not sure what’s worse, an apathetic teenager or a determined one! They both present challenges and I’m sure you have plenty of examples of both. What type is Daffodil? […]

Admittedly, before I went to Sulawesi, Indonesia, I knew very little about tarsiers. Not least that one of the few areas of the world tarsiers inhabit, is Sulawesi. But they […]

What is a ‘thin place’? Apparently, thin places are sites where the veil between this world and the eternal world is thin. They include places where people have prayed or […]

  You may recognise the cheeky chappie, who’s on the left (see my banner). It’s my lucky cherub. It’s actually the writing set my dad gave me to bring me […]

It’s so easy to take your mum for granted. Those of us lucky enough to have the Best Mum in the World, grow up knowing she’s always there to encourage, […]

“Tell me a story about when you were young, Daddy.” When I was very young, I loved to hear about my dad’s childhood and teenage years in the East End […]

Well, believe it or not, I’ve found another monk who is connected to St. Nicholas Church – Agnes Emily Monk, who is buried in the churchyard. And what’s her claim […]

Having mentioned the Grey Monk yesterday, it reminded me of something that happened at St. Nicholas Church, at Halloween about nine years ago. There is a legend that if you […]