Monthly Archives: January 2011

Sunday at the ‘Mother Church of World Methodism’

Methodism doesn’t have cathedrals, but if we did, Wesley’s Chapel in City Road would surely deserve the title. It was built by the founder of Methodism, John Wesley, in 1778 as the base for his work in London. A miraculous … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: My heart is full of Christ, and longs

A new item, unashamedly nicked from some of my blogging colleagues, which as the heading suggests I will try to post on a regular basis. Charles Wesley’s hymn, sung this morning at Wesley’s Chapel to John Howgate’s splendid tune WORSLEY. … Continue reading

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SIM card confusion

Mary Ann and I have very similar mobile (cell) phone numbers – the first eight digits are the same; just the last three are different. This occasionally confuses us and, it seems, other people as well. The problem started when … Continue reading

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Down the lock

The lock in question being, of course, Camden Lock, as in canal lock. Camden Town, which is just a few minutes by bus from our house, is famous for its markets – six of them – which draw in so … Continue reading

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Is TripAdvisor evil?

Before we went to the Philippines, I blogged about the virtues of various travel guides. What I didn’t mention then were the considerable resources available on the internet, whether it is the individual blogs of travellers who have gone before … Continue reading

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Our South East Asia tour – the best and worst

Seven weeks away is a fair chunk of time and already the things we did in week one seem like a long time ago. So what are our favourite memories of our holiday in the Philippines and Hong Kong? Here’s … Continue reading

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People, not just places

Today I have been sorting through the photos I took while we were in Hong Kong and loaded up an album on Facebook. It’s a very photogenic place; whether that has any connection with the vast number of camera shops, … Continue reading

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