For those of you who were unable to be in attendance, or are simply curious to know what we got up to, here’s a breviloquent review of the recent Portsmouth Christian Union Weekend Away to Brighton. Patrick and I arrived several hours before the rest of the group. We were welcomed to our home for … Continue reading A Brighton Diary
For all its bad press, the USA is a remarkably beautiful country. We [the Wilson family] recently returned from there, having spent a delightful three weeks holidaying in various parts of the country. We spent 5 days in Philadelphia, mid-hurricane, and it was great to catch up with old friends who are dotted around the … Continue reading Maybe we should all be a little more Amish
My recent return to Worcester marked the end of what I worked out to be the longest period of time I’ve ever spent away from my city of birth (with the obvious exception of my 28 months in Philadelphia). This was a sobering realisation, and one that initiated a lengthy but insubstantial five minutes of cogitation as … Continue reading Where do I call home?
This is the final instalment in my three-part diary journaling my experiences and thoughts on Camp France 2010. Three days gone already, but another three days to go. Friday morning brought about a fresh sense of anticipation – we were going to the mountains! Not only that, but the weather had taken a turn for … Continue reading Camp France 2010 Diary – Part 3
Sorry for the delay, I’ve had a busy coupla days! Anyways, when I left you last we had just escaped the clutches of the Cheesemakery, and were headed off to a beautiful lake for lunch. I was a little apprehensive to begin with; I’d been to plenty of lakes in my time, and the incentive … Continue reading Camp France 2010 Diary – Part 2
Last night I got back from Camp France 2010, a youth retreat with about 20 youth of a similar age to myself. Loaded up in three vans, we embarked upon an epic roadtrip that spanned three countries and featured a ferry, the dragon James Khan and me putting my hand in vomit. Being stuck in a van … Continue reading Camp France 2010 Diary – Part 1
Isn’t it strange how conflicted the human race is in its ideals, culture, traditions, language and politics? Rarely do we view humanity as an entity; rather as an incoherent collection of countries and nationalities that have unwillingly and unwittingly been forced to share the same planet. In the midst of the “us vs the world” … Continue reading Nationalities