Category Archives: Blogging

Daybook Entry – 5th March 2017


For Today 5th March. I am following a Lent Challenge from the Bible Society, which doesn’t have a prompt for Sundays (Sundays are not counted part of Lent) and so I’m doing a Daybook entry instead. Looking out my window… … Continue reading

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A Champion of a Day


I had a champion of a day yesterday. Actually, the day began about two weeks ago with a phone call from my son one evening that started with that familiar “Muuuuuum……?” He plays Bass Trombone with Pemberton Old Wigan Band, which … Continue reading

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Daybook Entry – 18th February 2017


For Today 18th February 2017 Looking out my window… I am looking at a garden that is in serious need of some TLC I am thinking… about how busy I am going to be for the next 8 days. I … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester Police Museum


I have been promising myself a visit to the Greater Manchester Police Museum for some time now, and today I finally made it. It was a fascinating trip and well worth a go if you are into your history, or … Continue reading

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Happy 18th Birthday


Happy 18th birthday Ethan!! Here’s my son on his 18th birthday today, but I couldn’t resist looking up some old photographs to share with you from when he was a little tiddler. Sorry son!   Both me and his dad … Continue reading

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Focus


If you focus on the hurt, you will continue to suffer. If you focus on the lesson, you will continue to grow. Source unknown

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Cannibal Glasses


I broke my glasses on Remembrance Sunday and as they are the ones I wear most often I was pretty distraught and had to get them fixed immediately or else I wouldn’t have been able to see to drive, or … Continue reading

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January Daybook


For Today… 11th January 2017 Looking out my window… I can see clear blue skies, but I can hear the wind howling and there is a storm on its way. I am thinking… I might cook cheesy bacon pasta for … Continue reading

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Love and Loss


Over two days this week I have been involved in four funerals. When I say “involved” I mean that I have provided the music for one, delivered the eulogy and address at one, supported a friend who was delivering his … Continue reading

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On Joy and Sorrow


I heard this poem today at a funeral I was attending today, and it struck a chord with me. On Joy and Sorrow Kahlil Gibran Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises … Continue reading

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