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This is where my evenings go

I’ve managed to pick my cello up and do some regular practice for the first time in ages. I’ve joined the orchestra and we’re going to be performing Pictures at an Exhibition, Carnival of the Animals and the Sorceror’s Apprentice in November. Rehearsals are on Wednesdays. Meanwhile I’m still going …

After the funeral

Thank you again to everyone who came, and everyone who was thinking of us or praying for us yesterday. It was a great help to know that you were all there supporting us. I looked at the little white coffin on its trestles at the front of the church and …

Faith’s funeral

Faith’s funeral will be at 1pm on Thursday 7 January at St John’s Episcopal Church, Princes St, Perth. If you can make it I’d be very comforted to see you there; if you can’t, please feel free to join with us by lighting a candle, saying a prayer, or just …

Merry Christmas

We were phoned at about half past ten last night, just as we were about to go to bed. Our organist had taken ill, and would Robin step in? Robin chose to fill in for the morning rather than the midnight service, as that was the one we were planning …

At church on Sunday Faith and I were pounced on: the shepherds in the Nativity play were all off sick and would Faith like to take part? I reckoned it would probably keep her amused, so said yes. The costumes were all far too big for her; I’d have settled …

Faith’s christening

Many of you already know this, but for those of you who don’t, or who haven’t had it in writing, Faith will be baptised at St John’s Episcopal Church, Perth as part of the 10:30am service on Sunday 24 August (that’s the August bank holiday weekend). There will be wine …

Merry Christmas!

Christmas presents for everybody being late and having eaten into much of the time for preparing for Christmas in other ways, I finally finished decorating the house this morning (Christmas Day itself). We have only five strings of tinsel, a relic from living in a smaller house, and two of …