We spent last weekend in a beautiful place with good company and wonderful weather. From our campsite the views were stunning and the sunsets were spectacular. I was completely awestruck by this beauty after a long winter of lockdown. I even volunteered to do the late night dog walking just to see the last glow … Read moreBoth/And
We went on a little trip on a ferry today to visit Donegal. We took the boys to Malin Head and then visited a beautiful beach just outside the village of Culdaff. When I was 16 or 17, one of my friends in school had a caravan beside this beach and we used to go … Read moreWe didn’t know…
It’s a beautiful morning and I’m sitting outside with coffee and breakfast in the sunshine before the noise of the day starts. It’s a Bank Holiday weekend. It should be the perfect, relaxing day… However, it’s not! Even sitting in the sunshine that’s warm already at 8.30am there’s no escaping what’s going on in the … Read moreAsk, Seek, Knock
Ross and I have worked from home in various capacities during our adult life. This has changed as we have added more kids to our brood and while we have dealt with childhood cancer in our household. We’ve had to learn how to make it work in the middle of difficult situations – sometimes this … Read moreThe wonders of working from home!
Kathryn recently wrote a reflection for a series of Lent devotionals produced by the Methodist Church in Ireland (you can subscribe to the Prayer Focus e-mail here). It was based on that day’s lectionary reading (Luke 4:1-13), which you can read here. Kathryn works part-time for the Home Mission Department as Project Worker, supporting the department … Read moreEat, Yell, Sleep, Repeat?
Earlier today I posted thirty-five tweets, telling our family’s story of the last seven months and saying thanks to lots of people. But not everyone is on Twitter, so here they are for your delectation in one post, thirty-five chunks of 140 characters or less (unless I’ve changed the Twitter handle to an organisation’s real … Read moreMyelodysplasia Thank Yous
Last Friday night, as I lay down in a sleeping bag and on an airbed in a church hall, knowing I’d have to get up several times to quieten the boys in the next room, I found my heart and head simply filled with praise to God for the privilege of being there. [‘There’ was … Read moreSoul Mates Weekend 2016
We’ve done our fair share of travelling with young children on a budget – why stay at home when going abroad is the same price? Each time we fly or float we discover new things that make the travelling experience that little bit more relaxed. Some we’d even call life- (or at least holiday-) savers. … Read moreTravelling with young kids – things to bring