It’s tough enough falling for someone, at any point in your life. Before you know it, a special spark can arc between you and someone completely unexpected … But it’s probably a lot harder if you developed feelings for, erm, a fish person?
Just recently I was given the news that I had Metastatic Oesophageal cancer with a shortened life expectancy of 9 months. Although the consultant was looking directly at me for one brief moment, I had to check myself from turning around to see if she was talking to someone else. In the weeks and months […]
You may be aware that it was recently ‘International men’s day’, and this year the focus was on raising awareness of the high levels of suicide amongst men – CVM fully supported this initiative and wrote a few articles and and even conducted a radio interview or two! I was sitting in bed the other […]
Life is busy and increasingly full of digital distractions. We must take stock of our time if we are to faithfully follower Peter’s command to ‘always be prepared to give a defence’.
Embed from Getty Images I remember listening to the radio as Manchester United beat Bayern Munich in extra time to win the 1999 Champions League final. There’s something slightly magical about listening to a game, having to rely on the commentators description of the events unfolding before their eyes, reconstructing it in my mind. Perhaps […]
It’s that time of the year again. American leaders square off against each other in a bid to win their party’s nomination, and then ultimately – with the approval of the majority of the nation – the job of President of the United States. It’s a time of campaigning, rallying, and slogan raising. I remember […]
While the chaos of a hectic Christmas fixture list has dominated the news over the past couple of weeks, there was one piece of breaking news that unfortunately showed a side to life that even football can’t solve. A week ago, Martin Ling, now ex manager of Swindon Town FC, resigned from his position at […]
I am a sinner. This much is obvious to me, and probably to regular perusers of this blog, but now it is also obvious to my church. You see the other day I gave a notice in church. Yes that’s right folks, it’s all out in the open now! Did I mention that I did […]
I am cool. There is no doubt about it. If you doubt it you are about to be proved wrong my friend. Very wrong. You see I own an umbrella. Oh yes. Eating your words now aren’t you? But not just any umbrella, you see my umbrella has a handle that is shaped like the […]
Thousands of marble crosses and Jewish stars all lined up almost as far as you could see. One was to an unknown solider. “Known to God” was the inscription. A couple of weeks ago I went for a fast blast across Belgium and France on my motorbike with a mate. The agenda consisted of clear European […]