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Blog by Joel Pridmore I picked up my new glasses this week and you will clearly see they are the focus and vision behind this week’s blog!  It’s been a very long time since I had new glasses and when I put them on, I was actually rather concerned that […]

Eye Opener


Blog by Joel Pridmore What a week it has been for Wales! Last weekend’s victory in a certain rugby match was a great cause for national celebration and an opportunity for the ‘Land of Song’ to be heard singing! The beautiful Welsh hymn to the tune ‘Cwm Rhondda’ being sung […]

Rho i mi fanna


Blog by Joel Pridmore I had a scary moment on Tuesday when I went to my office to fetch a guitar for the prayer hour. As I came back out, I slipped at the top of the stairs, damaging the guitar, the banister and bruising my ribs as they bounced […]

WORN SOULS



Blog by Joel Pridmore I had to have a very strong word with one of my children this week for putting themselves in a situation where they could really have hurt themselves. I was unusually firm and animated in order to help them understand the seriousness of the situation, but I […]

Serious Love


Blog by Joel Pridmore Picture the scenario… it’s a miserable, wet and cold January morning. You’ve decided to treat yourself and others at the Tuesday Prayer Hour to a nice, hot, freshly brewed coffee. You catch up with people and start the meeting with a heartfelt praise song. Then you […]

MAN’S COFFEE’S NOT HOT!


Blog by Joel Pridmore Yesterday morning I was lying still with ear plugs in for just over half an hour whilst my knee was being given an MRI scan. This fascinating process uses a strong magnetic field to somehow produce a series of cross section images of the inside of […]

Cross Section



Blog by Joel Pridmore Tuesday was a very dull day! I was struck by just how dark it was as I drove my children to school that morning, and this continued through the day. And as I begin to write this blog on Friday, it is only late afternoon and […]

LIGHT WINS


Blog by Joel Pridmore I’ve been thinking this week about what the most important thing is that we arrange about Christmas. I would like to suggest that the main thing is not what presents we give/receive, or what we have for dinner – I don’t think it is a what, […]

CHRISTMAS PRESENCE


H Blog by Joel Pridmore The positioning of a choir microphone is vital. A fact that was excellently illustrated on Wednesday at the Town and Gown Carol Service. The way the mic’s had been originally set up to the sides of the choir was causing feedback in the sound system. […]

Carol Service at the Art Centre