Author Archives: Pam Smith

About Pam Smith

I am a Christian and currently exploring vocation. I am a writer, I conduct a brass band, I am an avid reader and when I'm not doing any of those things I crochet with a fierce passion. I am mum to two fantastic young adults, celebrating my Silver wedding anniversary in 2016 with my husband. I recently gained my Bachelor of Arts with honours.

The Last Post

It was my pleasure and privilege to play the Last Post and Reveille on Sunday not once, but twice. The first time I played was for my church as we observed the silence at 11am with the rest of our … Continue reading

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A thought for the day:   “God has a reason for allowing things to happen. We may never understand His wisdom but we simply have to trust His will.”  

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An Autumn Walk

I went on a walk with my husband today round our local park, Heaton Park in North Manchester. I have loved this park since childhood. It was my old stomping ground and I enjoyed walking, cycling and sledging round it … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 4th November 2017

FOR TODAY 4th November 2017 Outside my window… the night sky is alight with fireworks and bonfires. It’s that time of year again! I am thinking… that I’m glad I had my hair cut last week (professionally this time) but … Continue reading

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Our Daily Bread

I tried to make bread today. Yeah, I know…bread right? I have only ever made it in a bread making machine before, but my friend Hils has recently begun to make her own bread and I was inspired to have … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry

For Today… 11th September 2017 Outside my window… the weather is having a party today. It’s sunny for now, but in another couple of minutes it will be stormy and throwing it down again. It’s been like this since yesterday … Continue reading

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Catching Up

It’s been a whole month since I last updated you with what’s what, so here’s where we are up to on the Mushy Cloud. As you might know, I have just finished a four-week placement at another church prior to … Continue reading

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On Placement – Part One

It has been a while since I updated you all about what’s happening with my spiritual journey so I thought today was a good day to share with you where I am up to. You may know that I am … Continue reading

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In the wake of the atrocious attack in Manchester last night, I feel have to say something. But like so many people today there are simply not enough words to express just how sad,  shocked, upset, fearful, determined, defiant and … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry 22nd May 2017

For Today… 22nd May 2017 Outside my window… the evening is cooling down a little. Some clouds in the sky but some bright sunshine too. A great metaphor for life! I am thinking… about a painting I’m working on for … Continue reading

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