posted: 8 Dec 2013 comments: 0category: Unassigned
I had an interesting day yesterday. I met up with some of the volunteers from the Vine Trust for lunch at the Crammond Inn. Some of the group had been on a walk before hand. We were all looking forward to our pre-ordered meals so that we could make our way quickly across to Glasgow in time for Jubilee Hope to be waved off as it starts the first leg of a long journey to Lake Victoria. You can immagine our disappointmet to discover the fire alarm continually went off....
posted: 6 Dec 2013 comments: 1category: Unassigned
I heard the news this evening that Nelson Mandela had died. I prayed that his influence and memory would live on to fulfil the great sacrifice he and so many made in the struggle for justice and equality not only in South Africa but in the world beyond.
In October 2010 I visited Robben Island to look around at the prison in which Mandela was incarcerated for eighteen of the the twenty seven years. Here is a picture of the actual cell in which he lived while obj...
posted: 5 Dec 2013 comments: 0category: Unassigned
Here's something that made me smile today. Steve Taylor is an American singer songwriter who has been challneging the Christians about the way we often inteact to the changing attitudes of society to moral and social issues. I last heard him perform years agao I think it was a Greenbelt. Anyway it appears that he's looking to put a band on the road again and do a tour. He's using this video as a method of raising cash to make the tour happen....