The Weather

As British people, we love talking about the weather. On the 10th September last year, temperatures reached 33.5 degrees in Faverhsam, Kent, and yet most of the summer was completely hit and miss. However, extreme weather conditions are nothing new. Between 1314 and...

Wise Men Seek Jesus

January is a dark month in every way. The days are short, the summer seems a long way away, and there is nothing immediate to look forward to except the arrival of post-Christmas bills. And yet, in the midst of this darkness, Christians celebrate Epiphany. This is the...

Autumn – A Time of Transition

October is a month of transition. It may begin sunny, but is usually cold by the end of the month as it borders on November. It is also the month when thoughts start to turn towards Christmas and when gardens go to sleep in preparation for winter. Such transitions are...

August 2023 Blog

In August we laid to rest Len King. This was, of course a sad occasion for the whole family, but one in which we can also rejoice because we know where he has gone. When we emptied his room at Figham House, we brought back the remainder of his contents in a few Ikea...

The Halcyon Days of Summer

August brings with it ‘the halcyon days of summer’. The term ‘halcyon days’ refers to a calm period in one’s life, often in the summer of one’s childhood. That is how I remember most of my summers after school had broken up and I...

He is with us through the good and the bad!

This has not been a good couple of months for Carolyn and I. First we had my op and the news that I can’t drive for six months. Then we both had covid, from which we are still recovering. Then, Carolyn had a rather nasty car accident. Then, she had a puncture in the...