• December 2020
    Wednesday, 25 November 2020 11:32

    "Joy to the World ...."

    Actors have that amazing ability to take a script, bring to it their imagination, craft and lived-learning, so transport us to experiences and encounters that we have not known ourselves .....

  • October 2020
    Friday, 02 October 2020 13:32

    "Worries and Burdens ..."

    Writer and preacher Jeff Lucas says in one of his books that he often battles with profound exhaustion. It has nothing to do with too little sleep and too much travel ....

  • October 2020
    Friday, 25 September 2020 09:04

    "View from the Study ..."

    It is finally happening! After a long journey with many unexpected twists and turns I will be ordained priest on 26th September 2020 at St Mary’s and All Saints’ Whalley ....

  • September 2020
    Wednesday, 26 August 2020 14:16

    "Are we nearly there yet? ...."

    ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ I remember a friend telling me that, having set off from Chorley, they’d got as far as Wigan when this question was first asked .....

  • July 2020
    Sunday, 28 June 2020 11:04

    "View from the Study ..."NHS

    What a difference a few weeks make! I am back in Grimsargh after seven weeks in a holiday flat in Blackpool. I am looking out over the field in front of the Vicarage in Grimsargh ....

  • July 2020
    Sunday, 28 June 2020 10:55

    "Lockdown, Changes and The Fellside Focus Magazine ...."

    It’s been very strange times for us all with so much of what take for granted suddenly stopped; add to that a whole new raft of things we’ve had to take on to keep ourselves and each other as safe as can be ....