Life as it is now

Thoughts, ponderings, stories and details about my life as it is now.

May 28, 2020

Cape Town to London

Cape Town to London

It has been very warm this week, but I have not felt like I have had much energy or enthusiasm for things. It is not just the lockdown rules that are getting to

May 20, 2020

Parrotnapping

Parrotnapping

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild." - Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank RemptionYesterday I had a decidedly

May 17, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week. 1. I have enjoyed watching: The short talks on the Psalms on the Youtube Chanel for St Peter’s Notting Hill. 2.

May 9, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week. 1. I have enjoyed watching: The Night Manager, on Prime 2. Favourite meal or recipe of the week:
   Crab cakes from Whole

May 2, 2020

Lockdown Birthday

Lockdown Birthday

"You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, and as old as your despair.

May 2, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week. 1. I have enjoyed watching: Jack Ryan on Amazon Prime 2. Favourite meal or recipe of the week: My birthday meal -

Apr 28, 2020

A Monastery in a City

A Monastery in a City

“The best bribe which London offers to-day to the imagination, is, that, in such a vast variety of people and conditions, one can believe there is room for persons of romantic character to

Apr 25, 2020

Saturday’s 6 Things

Saturday’s 6 Things

Six facts about what I have focused on this past week: 1. I have enjoyed watching: ITV’s Gordon, Gino and Fred : Road Trip - Series 2, where they tour America causing havoc

Apr 17, 2020

The Gift of Gratitude

The Gift of Gratitude

“It is especially when life feels too small or big to handle, too predictable or uncertain, that we need the gifts of gratefulness.” - Kristi NelsonLondon is quiet. At times this is eerie.

Apr 7, 2020

“I am the way”

“I am the way”

‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me. In my Father’s house there are many dwelling-places. If it were not so, would I have told you

Apr 7, 2020

Returned

Returned

"I like the spirit of this great London which I feel around me. Who but a coward would pass his whole life in hamlets; and for ever abandon his faculties to the eating