Carpe Diem – Seize The Day

Robin Williams famously tells his young students to "Seize the Day" in the film Dead Poets Society because they will "soon be fertilising the daffodils". The Bible also encourages us…

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Starter for Ten

Around a hundred of us thoroughly enjoyed The Big Quiz last Saturday night, the first evening of the new 2018 SPBC social programme. I’ve never gone as far as joining…

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Memories that matter

It is almost Christmas Day, and the run up to Christmas has been an interesting one, not least because of all the snowfall that led to widespread disruption last week.…

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Seeking Guidance

I have been a Guide Dog owner for almost as long as I have been a Christian.   But, in early August, I retired my much-loved Jay for health reasons. …

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Noisy good news story!

Every October half term I am part of something very special that hits the streets of Worcester called The Noise. For three days, local young people come together to make…

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Right to Roam?

In the classic Peanuts cartoons, there’s a line I love about not needing a national children’s day because ‘every day is children’s day.’ To a poet every day is a…

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Embracing inconvenience!

This week Team Wearing had the opportunity to host Kevin, Jackson and Uncle Ryan from the African Children's Choir once again. This was an unexpected return and on the face…

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One for All

"You've received a free upgrade." The words every Spring Harvester longs to hear when they arrive at Butlins. This year, for the first time in five, we were welcomed with…

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Into That River We Dived

It was a game changer for me. I can still hear the haunting ballads and bluesy harmonica even when no music is actually playing. The River album by Bruce Springsteen.…

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Get up and go again

I love skiing but I am not very good at it! Today I fell quite hard, which leaves me sore. Today I blame the snow, too much ice with lots…

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Accepting Adventure?

I enjoy walking......but am unaccustomed to really long walks. In mid October I and four others completed a walk along a peninsula near Albany, Western Australia. The weather was glorious,…

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