Tag Archives: childhood

A Matter of Influence

To think that people may read what I have written leaves me feeling vulnerable. I can’t see why people would want to read what I have written. Clearly not the sharpest pencil in the pencil case, I now realise I … Continue reading

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Porthdinllaen – Episode 1

I still have sand in my trouser pockets and am working my way through the washing after a relaxing few days, rock pooling, crab lining, cricket playing, paddling, walking and watching the waves.  Last night, when I closed my eyes … Continue reading

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“Oh Help! It’s Organised Chaos!”

I’m feeling slightly overwhelmed!  I don’t understand how four out of the six of us have managed to turn the house quite so upside down in one day.  There  are clothes everywhere, lists, rucksacks, Bibles, notebooks, wellington boots, waterproofs, sleeping … Continue reading

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Granny

Verse 19, Chapter 27 in the Book of Proverbs says “As water reflects the face so one’s life reflects the heart.” While we all have memories of how Granny lived her life that show what her heart was like, I … Continue reading

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Quips and Quotes of the Week

Monday:  “Quince is even better than Rinaldo at football.”  (Quince is the dog). Tuesday:  I’d put clean sheets on the girls’ beds and one pipes up “It reminds of Ouma’s”.  “Why?” said I.  “Because you’ve got clean sheets?”.  “No” said … Continue reading

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Childhood Theology

I have collected together a few expressions from children that show their wonderful grasp of God and life.  These are all absolutely genuine, with quotes from my own children and the children of friends I was at school with. Child: … Continue reading

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And a Birthday

Ouma knew of something she wanted, that wasn’t on the Birthday list.  The only thing is, she wanted a real live one, but was delighted with a pretend one!  I don’t want a real one and nor do the chickens.

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