Category Archives: London

Isabella Plantation

My teenage years were spent in Kingston-upon-Thames, where my father was minister of the Methodist Church in the town. I don’t often go back to Kingston; it’s a nice enough place to visit, but when we were living in North … Continue reading

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On the buses

What with preparing for the move (including assisting my new circuit to find and purchase a house for us to live in) and covering two churches for a sick colleague, blogging has had to take a back seat. There were … Continue reading

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Isaiah and Interfaith Week

Recently I was asked to speak at an event at Islington Town Hall to mark Interfaith Week. I was one of four faith leaders invited to give a short presentation on our faith communities’ engagement with local communities. I spoke … Continue reading

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Tiles and more tiles

Like many Londoners I spend a fair amount of time staring at the walls of Underground stations, particularly my local station, which is Caledonian Road. Fortunately Caledonian Road still retains much of its original tiling in three contrasting shades of … Continue reading

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Exhibition: ‘Death: A Self-Portrait’ (Wellcome Collection)

The universality of ‘Death,’ with the realization that we will all die, encouraged me to begin the conversation of my mortality visually, rather than talking or reading about it. – Richard Harris For ages I’ve been trying to get along to … Continue reading

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A snowy Monday

We managed to survive the first proper snowfall of winter – admittedly London wasn’t as badly affected as the west country and Wales. All Sunday services in the Circuit took place as usual, though congregations were a bit down in … Continue reading

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Photos of Staycation week 2

The weather has been gradually improving all week, which has been an incentive to get out and about. Earlier in the week, we spent a day in Highgate, which we don’t often get to, despite being just up the hill … Continue reading

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