View from the PamCam


Today's view from the PamCam comes from my first appointment today. I am so privileged to be in church ministry, serving the people of my community here in Blackley, and this is one of my favourite places to be. This is the view from the West Chapel door at Blackley Crematorium at just after 9am …

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View from the PamCam – Trinity Sunday


It's been a day filled with joy today, and I wanted to share a couple of pictures of my day with you. I was privileged to preach at two services today. The first was at St Peter's in Blackley Village, and then the second was up the hill at St Paul's, and I have photos …

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A Beautiful Spring Day


It has been a lovely Spring day here today full of blue skies, chilly air and lovely crocuses growing up out of the grass everywhere. It was such a lovely day that it would have been a shame to waste it, so we went for a bike ride this afternoon. It is the first time …

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Christenings and Baptisms


One of the ways I serve my church is to be involved with families who bring their children for baptism. My role is twofold: first there is the administration side of things - have they filled in the application form? Have I booked a priest? Have I got certificates ready? - and so on. But for …

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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 with my friends on many a happy occasion. We have climbed trees, went conkering, fell …

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Bikers, Bells and Band


It has been one of "those" days today. You know the ones, where randomness happens throughout the day and you just have to shake your head and say, "well, that was a bit good!" Well my day has been a bit like that. First of all I went to Stay and Play this morning and …

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3 Things


Just a little something to get my bloggy head on again! If you fancy joining me please copy and paste my post into your own (new) post, and replace my answers with your own. If you'd like to let me know how you got on drop me a link to your post in my comments …

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Misty Morning


Mist and fog hit Manchester early this morning. Here is the view from the main road near my house on the way to church at 9am:   And this is what St Peter's in Blackley village looked like in the mist when I got there. Very atmospheric!     I think this is a sign …

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Daybook Entry – 23rd June


FOR TODAY - 23rd June (my husband's birthday) Outside my window... grey skies, drizzly rain, dusk is falling. My garden is showing promise with several peony heads burgeoning and about to burst forth. I am thinking... about a lot of things have come to mind and settled in my mind over the weekend. We have …

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The First Nowell


http://fbcdn-video-a.akamaihd.net/cfs-ak-ash4/v/717572/326/10151307895003363_27181.mp4?oh=d142589ec091ce9f45caae48054b87a9&oe=50DD134A&__gda__=1356730773_ee3b7a1138ae4b5af96123beb22f6a3c This is Kevin, myself, Ethan and Sam playing outside St Peter's Church on Christmas morning. We played before and during the service too, but this was the only piece that was filmed. I hope you like it!