Is time flexible?

Lots of clocks on a table

On Sunday the 31st October, the clocks change from British Summer Time to Greenwich Mean Time. It is quite fun to see those who have missed the time adjustment when they turn up an hour early for church!

Living under the shadow of uncertainty

Scottish Munro obscured by fog

As I write, the end of restrictions have been postponed to 19th July, and a lot of planned events and reopenings have been cancelled or postponed. The desire is still to lift the restrictions at the end of July.

Still Waiting

People rushing through a train station

As I write, the end of restrictions have been postponed to 19th July, and a lot of planned events and reopenings have been cancelled or postponed. The desire is still to lift the restrictions at the end of July.

2021 An Olympic Year

Competitors swimming

I cannot explain why but I have always associated the Summer Olympic years with leap years. If there is a summer Olympic games then there is a 29th February that year.

New Expressions

Children hugging

June always seems to be the beginning of the summer. I always look forward to warmer weather, longer days and lighter evenings and even holidays! These hopes of future holidays and other such aspirations come now with a COVID 19 conditionality.

Bank Holidays in May

Holcombe Burnell Church with Blossom

May is unique in having two Bank Holiday Mondays, for many people it offers the prospect of two long weekends which may translate into a holiday away.

New Hope

gold crucifix on gray textile

Spring marks the beginning of a new season often associated with new life or a new start. It was often regarded as the start of a new year, a new beginning.

Uncertain Times

We are still in strange times with Covid-19. The infections have only just peaked and are starting to decline slowly which is hopeful news.

A new hope for a New Year

The year of 2020 will be remembered for the outbreak of Covid-19, social distancing, national lockdowns and sadly many more deaths than would normally be expected. It has been a very long time with little prospect of things changing soon. The hope of the vaccine seemed a long way into the future with no guarantee […]