Not fully, you understand – just my reading glasses. I have worn some kind of aid to sight since I was 16; I am short-sighted, a fact that was discovered when Much Missed Mother realised I couldn’t read the hymnboard in church. I was whisked off to the opticians the next day, and became the… Continue reading On getting rid of glasses…
Today, I started the day in jeans and a fleece, because today started by taking a train from one place I lay my head to another place I lay my head. And travelling in jeans is so much more comfortable than dressing formally. However, arriving at my destination, it was to be many hours before… Continue reading In which we learn that wearing a collar shouldn’t make a difference, but does…..
The browser on my laptop opened very slowly today – actually, it’s been opening very slowly for quite a long time, because there are all sorts of problems with my laptop, and I haven’t got myself organised to taking it into visit the clever people who might be able to sort it. But today, up… Continue reading Resetting
Today was carefully planned; there was a lot to get through and I was responsible for doing various important tasks. I had made sure I would have enough time, and that I had all the things I needed. Unusually, I felt as if I knew what was going on, I was ready, and it was… Continue reading When what you plan is not what happens; and that’s fine!
I have spent today with Another City Centre Church; they invited me to share in a meeting reflecting on their place in the centre of the city as a result of a blog I wrote in Another Blog, in which they recognised some of what I was saying about the position of Esteemed Congregation and… Continue reading In which we remember we are not alone….
I love it when I know people are reading the blog (thank you to all who leave “traces”) and in particular some of the conversations that happen in other ways as a result of what I have written here. Yesterday’s blog, and a reaction to it has led me back to reread some Julian of… Continue reading Continuation…
There is auditioning for large London musical (with a French theme!) going on in the room over the corridor from my study. This morning, it was male chorus – at least, I assume so, since it was a lot of men singing together. And then for male soloists – again, based on my observation. This… Continue reading Auditions