This is my fifth (!) end of year post. As is now customary, this year has once again included a house move, and I find myself once again amazed and bewildered by how much can […]
‘Blessed are the peacemakers‘ When I think of peace, I think of white doves, olive branches and conscientious objectors. Peace requires solitude, demands silence, tastes bland, and is the preserve of the feeble and naïve. […]
This week I received news which means I am likely to be moving up north to Sheffield from September. This has come in same week as celebrating the formal end of my grad scheme. It […]
I stand outside the barred church doors/ hammering with my fists/ while around me/ the world dies.
Optimism reflects a hopefulness and confidence for the future- the idea that good will always prevail over evil.