Encouragement


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 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 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


Blog by Joel Pridmore During a walk along a coastal path last week, a floating fence post rather caught my attention! There was a section of the path that had been washed away by the sea and it had left a fence post dangling in the air metres above the […]

Hang in There



Blog by Joel Pridmore I wonder if you are familiar with Jim Trott? He is a character from the TV show the ‘Vicar of Dibley’ who is most well-known for his clumsy catchphrase. He would typically sit in parish council meetings and when asked a question would stutteringly say ‘no […]

No No No No N… Yes 



Blog by Joel Pridmore Whatever our political views or opinions on military action, today we share in the opportunity to remember those who have paid the highest price during military conflicts in order for us to live in such relative freedom. Our culture may have its flaws, but we do […]

Remember The Cost of Freedom