Up the effluent stream without a means of propulsion.

So here we are,  the dawning of a new era is upon us.  The powers that be have started to edge us close to a legal Brexit that takes us out the EU and with our new buddies in a New America. Woo woo, excited? Fearful?  Well we should be both! Well, if you have … Continue reading Up the effluent stream without a means of propulsion.


Advent Reflections

Perhaps of interest…

Out of a fired ship...

I realised I’ve been kinda busy busy busy for a while and not paused to reflect so much. Managed a pause for Nos Galan Gaeaf, which was refreshing, but the computer the notes from that are on is broken, so no blogging of that lovely time. More recently a much needed (but too brief) holiday has reminded me how much I need reflective life to keep in balance… so I have collated the many opportunities for reflection I have had today:

First the, oh yeah it’s 1.12.16 now moments…

Looking forward to carol services and other traditions:

Then came some more serious thinking:




And two videos for advent, I came across. The first from “science made simple” posting a link a day for advent:

And this from current day Bethlehem:

As if to sum it all up, a friend posted her advent…

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Calan Gaeaf (First day of Winter) and ALL SAINTS

Being an accurate rememberence of our All Age All Saints Evening celebration... Who wants a cuppa?...   so, this is traditionally the first day of Winter… what are the signs of it beginning? Children Reply, "It's freezing... it's darker...it's misty." Some say this was also the, “Celtic New Year” … new year beginning in the … Continue reading Calan Gaeaf (First day of Winter) and ALL SAINTS

The Overnighters

This week's videodrome was a discussion of a documentary film... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_50-lKvqF4 Actually, it was mostly watching it, there's so much that could be discussed!!! So I found a few interesting reads and pages to feed our thinking on it... Also please note SPOILER ALERT for some of these pages. http://www.buzzfeed.com/kateaurthur/10-things-to-know-about-the-overnighters#.ij00zqPdy http://bombmagazine.org/article/8421211/jesse-moss http://nonfics.com/the-overnighters-double-interview/ http://truefalse.org/news/unto-others-a-conversation-with-jesse-moss-of-the-overnighters/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IedmIG8Sw3c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LrNlcQBRukContinue reading The Overnighters