Care for our Common Home

Care for our Common Home

Watching Brian Cox’s BBC2 show on the Planets earlier this year, I was struck afresh with the improbable miracle that is Earth – our blue, liveable, diverse, beautiful common home amongst a solar system of deeply inhospitable environments. That life developed in...
Home?

Home?

After living in the same house for 32 years, Andrew and I moved recently (exactly 7 weeks ago to the day as I write.) It was a well considered move; a pragmatic, downsizing and ‘future proofing ‘ plan and we were helped by a very good removal firm.  However, the last...
HOMECOMING

HOMECOMING

Cliffs breaking through the haze and a narrowing sea, Soon will my eager gaze have sight of thee – England, the lovelier now for absence long Soon shall I see your brow, hear a lark’s song. Heart, curb thy beating – there! Channel cliffs glow, Eddystone,...
On being homeless, a book review

On being homeless, a book review

In 2013 Raynor Winn and her husband Moth lost their house.  The story is in the book she wrote four or so years later – The Salt Path. She and her book attracted a lot of attention when it was published in 2018. She doesn’t say much about the house they lost but it...
Introducing:  Ruth

Introducing: Ruth

I’m Ruth Edmonds, I’m an ordinand (trainee priest) placed at Cotham Parish church for a few  hours a week and should be around on the majority of Sunday mornings for the next year or so. I’m also involved in Foundation which I used to co-lead under Iain McColl at...