The walls come tumbling down

With Germany having just celebrated the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the TV news coverage stirred many poignant memories for me. In 1984 and whilst on holiday to East and West Germany, I found myself camped by the Berlin Wall and from where my tent was positioned, I could peer through […]

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Sacrificial love

Greater Love has no-one than this, that He lay down His life for His friends` [John 15:13] What is so special about the Poppy on Remembrance Sunday? Why not use a buttercup or daisy? Poppies grow naturally in conditions of disturbed earth and so in 1914 when the fields of Northern France and Belgium, especially […]

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What a load of rubbish!

As I wondered about what to write for my article, the binmen suddenly appeared on my drive to collect my rubbish which immediately prompted my thoughts for this week. And as the dustmen tipped my wheelie bin into the cart freeing its contents, I found myself saying, `What a load of rubbish` especially as there […]

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