• February 2021
    Wednesday, 13 January 2021 13:23

    "Which three words sum up 2020 for you?"

    A recent article in the Church of England newspaper started by asking, “Which three words sum up 2020 for you?" The writer of the article came up with, unpredictable, lament and blessed. ....

  • January 2021
    Monday, 14 December 2020 13:49

    "View from the Study ..."NYG

    I don’t know about you, but I am never quite sure what to make of a new year? One aspect that I particularly struggle with is when does it stop being new and become the year?

  • December 2020
    Wednesday, 25 November 2020 11:32

    "Joy to the World ...."

    Actors have that amazing ability to take a script, bring to it their imagination, craft and lived-learning, so transport us to experiences and encounters that we have not known ourselves .....

  • October 2020
    Friday, 02 October 2020 13:32

    "Worries and Burdens ..."

    Writer and preacher Jeff Lucas says in one of his books that he often battles with profound exhaustion. It has nothing to do with too little sleep and too much travel ....

  • October 2020
    Friday, 25 September 2020 09:04

    "View from the Study ..."

    It is finally happening! After a long journey with many unexpected twists and turns I will be ordained priest on 26th September 2020 at St Mary’s and All Saints’ Whalley ....

  • September 2020
    Wednesday, 26 August 2020 14:16

    "Are we nearly there yet? ...."

    ‘Are we nearly there yet?’ I remember a friend telling me that, having set off from Chorley, they’d got as far as Wigan when this question was first asked .....