I was delighted to be able to welcome the local Cubs and Scouts packs to All Souls on the eve of Remembrance day – last Wednesday – to spend some time at our War Memorial and to talk about its significance. In a great follow-up to the piece we published last week, local resident Martyn [...]
Unknown to those of us listening that Sunday morning in 2007, Louise had, just days’ before she preached this sermon, heard of her diagnosis with bone cancer.
Son to returning vicar-Dad (i.e. St to me)… Son: “How did Alpha go tonight? Dad: “Really well, thanks!” Son: “Did you learn lots?” Dad: “Well, actually, I was the one doing the teaching.” Son (with a slight sigh): “…but teachers learn too!!” …um, yes, quite – a pretty good question for preachers and teachers: What [...]
Thanks to Gareth – friend of our resident cartoonist, Helene – for this riff on my recent bike loss (not the first – hopefully the last for sometime)… Nice one, especially with 10:10:10 coming up (more on that soon)!
A huge thanks to those who helped on Saturday morning with a ‘spot of digging’… A team from All Souls showed up at the weekend to spend a few hours clearing old bits of rubble, stone and brick from the ground outside the Kirkstone Lodge old people’s home on the Ivybridge Estate. That hard work [...]