Postscript to emptying churches

There is a long story behind it, but this morning I attended a Baptist chapel service for the first time in 50 years. I was persuaded by the enthusiasm and comradely nature of some old friends whom I had not met for many long years. They said that I would enjoy it, and that I would […]

Emptying churches

I attended a service for the interment of ashes this morning. A short, dignified order of service had been prepared and printed, but I’m afraid that I was distracted by my now customary disappointment at the delivery of the liturgy. This has been on my mind for quite some time, and I’m not sure where […]

My history in cameras

Over my many years I have had many hobbies and leisure interests, but the one I’ve had longest, and which I enjoy regularly now even in my dotage is photography. So it is natural to express that in this blog. I still have every camera I have ever used and they are here in this […]

Good game spoiled

Excessive advertising spoiled my enjoyment of a national rugby match