Category Archives: The grey stuff

My Now.

Every time I have sat down to do this, no words come. I sit and look at this screen. And nothing. No words. Nought to say. I almost didn’t renew my blog domain.  Wrestled a while with all those ‘What’s … Continue reading

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A whatever kind of love.

When you grow up, what would you like to be? A mother or a father with a fine family? You could fly to the moon, Or perhaps to a star, Or simply be loved for whatever you are.   When … Continue reading

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TEDxLilongwe and bricks

Three weeks ago Bails and I are driving down the road and as we turn the corner into our street, there is a large brick sitting in the middle of the road.  This same brick has been sitting obtrusively in … Continue reading

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“Here is the world”

“Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.”                                                                                               Frederick Buechner Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Do happen. Are happening. This is our world. When I read the news last Tuesday morning I felt … Continue reading

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Freckles?

So, I had the opportunity to go on a school trip with Esther recently. As I got on the school bus I was glad to see a mummy who I haven’t had the chance to get to know yet.  Me … Continue reading

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Being British.

            Living in a foreign culture is a little like trying to force size 5 feet into size 4 1/2 shoes.  They almost fit, you can just about squeeze yourself in, but they give you shocking … Continue reading

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