Category Archives: Blogging

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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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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Funeral Ministry


I experienced two contrasting funerals today, and they have made me think about the things that unite us as well as the things that divide us. You might know already that I am a lay minister in my church and … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 2nd April 2017


For Today… 2nd April Outside my window… it has been a gloriously sunny day again today, and my daffodils are nodding beautifully in the garden I am thinking… about the week ahead and what I can do with my time … Continue reading

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Questions


Lent Challenge – “Questions” Who? Who decided that women deserve a pat on the head for a single day each year, calling it “International Women’s Day”? What? What do they think women do on the other 364 days of the … Continue reading

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Sacrifice


Lent Challenge – “Sacrifice” What is a sacrifice? And what it does it mean to the one who is doing the sacrificing? The dictionary defines sacrifice as “give up (something valued) for the sake of other considerations” as one way … Continue reading

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