Let me picture the scene for you. Recently at Stanstead airport I was waiting for a plane, something lots of us have done. I could smell wafts of pasties loaded full of cheese and ham being consumed, litres of coffee and coke, full fat being chugged. To my right-hand side I could see a group […]
Sex is a weapon in this brutal espionage-em-up which sees Jennifer Lawrence star as Dominika Egorova, a prima ballerina, who becomes coerced into a dangerous high-level intelligence operation.
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?
This week, ‘Beat’ launched an online support group for fathers of people with eating disorders. The struggle of seeing someone you love in turmoil and being unable to fix it for them – it’s an all-consuming battle for everyone involved. And as is often the case in these situations, support for fathers is hard to […]
Did anyone watch the Olympics ?? After seeing those guys run I am wondering if it’s about time to hang up my running spikes! However seeing they have about 30 years on me, and that they probably can’t put out a fire on a warship, I may keep going for a few more years! Anyway, I’ve […]
I remember clear as day the thought in my mind as we swung out on the blind bend to pass the car in front of us, high up in the Alps: “I hope they’re right!” Quite what the French car we were overtaking thought, as our Rover 218 with 6 kayaks on the roof screamed […]
I have this memory of a time when I was doing a 6 week trip to Brazil as a 20yr old, away from all I knew and experiencing life in a whole new way. I was nervous to go, it was with a team lead by a Pastor who had planted a church and had […]
Separation must be one of hardest things to endure for a husband and wife and family. They have to face situations , through war, being away for work, out of fellowship, divorce, going off to university, hospital stays etc.. We have seen two of our close friends face the hardest situation of death of a […]
Ian Bartlett kicks off his first blog on the theme of gambling and shares from his experiences about the danger it can be to us. Growing up I never went to church and my parents were not Christians, My fathers church was the pub and the Bookmakers and like father like son I was to […]
When I took up skiing the instructors mantra was “you’ll go where you’re looking”. I already knew this from my mountain biking days – it was a lesson learnt at a much earlier age when learning seemed somewhat easier. Flying down a mountain trail it doesn’t pay to concentrate on the obstacles in your […]