Category Archives: Personal

Allan’s poetry

This is Michael, Allan’s son. Sadly, my father passed away suddenly on Sunday night. He is deeply missed, not only by family and church friends, but by the wide network of friends he made on the Internet, particularly the M.E. … Continue reading

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Outfit of the Day

I don’t often do this…but then not every day is ME awareness day! Several people have been dressing as Princesses for the day to raise money for medical research; there’s still time to donate here. So for today: Dress from … Continue reading

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ME Awareness Day – Blog Chain

This is M.E. – ME/CFS/Fibro Awareness Day 2014 – Blog Chain Considering International ME/CFS/Fibro Awareness Day is fast approaching, Louse Bibby is putting together a blog-chain where we all get a chance to tell the people in our lives a … Continue reading

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Reflections from a Retreat

A couple of days ago I came back from a retreat at Launde Abbey, in Leicestershire. I have been on several retreats over the past few years, but most of them have been silent ones, with almost all the time … Continue reading

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The Laws of Handbags

After a great deal of observation and reflection, I offer these laws as a step towards a mathematical theory of handbags. I would be grateful for any further empirical evidence supporting or refuting them: 1st Law: Axiom of Infinity “However … Continue reading

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Why I am a Christian

Like several other posts, this one was trggered by something I saw on Twitter, asking those who call themselves Christian, or “follow the Jesus way”, why they do so. I have to say I’m a bit embarrassed as to how … Continue reading

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My First Tweet

Apparently, today (21st March 2014) is Twitter’s 8th birthday. I don’t know if this is the reason, but there have been several entries in my timeline recalling people’s first tweets. As it happens, today is also the 2nd anniversary of … Continue reading

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