Category Archives: General

The streets of heaven

“They ran into the fire.” Prayers tonight for all those affected by the explosions today in Boston. Prayers tonight for all those affected by the bombings today in Iraq. Prayers tonight for all those affected by the events at Hillsborough 24 … Continue reading

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The end of the World as we know it

So tonight the more than 200 employees of a very well-known publication are working on putting their final edition together, after 160 years in print, before being left unemployed. In the midst of political and media commentary and speculation regarding … Continue reading

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A Dream Come True

Friday night I spent a couple of hours stood in a field being rained on. It was amazing. It was fantastic. It was, for me, one of those moments that will never be forgotten. It was something I had waited … Continue reading

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Going Home

After 3 weeks of vacation, which has really been 3 weeks of reading and procrastinating over actually writing essays, we are off on a family break as of tomorrow. I am so looking forward to it. While I am nowhere … Continue reading

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Black Dogs and English Lions

So, Michael Yardy is flying home from the Cricket World Cup because he is suffering from depression. Good. Not good that he has such a horrible, debilitating disease. Not good that England are losing a player who, despite not playing … Continue reading

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Thinking of you again

This is a quick post to once again say I am thinking of the people of New Zealand after a major earthquake. Just last year I did the same thing. Thankfully, that time the casualties were very low because of … Continue reading

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A cold coming we have of it

I don’t usually explain my titles (it spoils the fun) but on this occasion I want to make sure no-one misses the reference. My title is a slight miss-quote of the first sentence of T.S. Eliot’s poem “Journey of the … Continue reading

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