This is the introduction from Searching for Home, a new book of reflections and study notes for Advent which explores the experiences of modern day refugees alongside those of Mary, Joseph and their baby as they were forced to run in the night from soldiers who were coming to kill. It’s published by SPCK asContinue reading “Searching for Home”
Barry Humphries died today. Here is an interview with him from 2018 in which he talks frankly and openly about his life.
Can We Talk? Sherelyn, Kensington: “I hope they see us …” Introducing a true short story about food banks and millionaires, people who are struggling and people who have much, living side by side #podcasts #inequality
This is the story of the Faeirie’s Lament. Up late with the dying fire, the woman asleep, the wind fussing around, above and beyond, at first he does not notice the sound. Warm in the stone home, high on the back of the southern Inis. The only man on Inishvickilaune. Nothing through the small, deep-setContinue reading “Port na bPúcaí”
This morning’s Pause For Thought for the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 was inspired by a much missed friend, Adrian Reith, who would always ask questions that opened you up. The short stories I mention can be found wherever you get your podcasts, just search my name and Can We Talk? YouContinue reading “If not now, then when?”