one third

I’m a third of the way through my training for my half marathon in September in aid of Christian Aid. Here are the stats: So far I’ve run 34 times. I missed 3 runs when we were on holiday. I’ve run 205.97km in 20 hours 13 minutes and 05 seconds. I’ve used 16577 calories. And Read More …

Walls Don’t Build Peace

I doubt there is anyone who travels to the Holy Land without experiencing ‘the wall’.  I’m sure there are lots of tourists who travel up and down the motorways and wonder why the roadside barriers are 10 feet tall but you can’t ignore it.  I’m no expert.  These are just my thoughts and reflections.  If Read More …

Holy Land (day 5, pt1) Galilee

The Holy Sites (day 5) 6.00am: Wake up 7.30am: Bus trip north to Haifa, the Sea of Galilee and Nazareth Stop 1 – Haifa – Elijah’s Cave on Mt Carmel, Haifa I knew that the Holy Sites were places where important Biblical events had happened, and I knew that there were churches built over the Read More …

Holy Land (Days 1-4)

Avril and I have just returned from ten days in The Holy Land, most of them working with a Christian kids camp.  It was an amazing experience for all kinds of reasons, but mostly because we met some great people and learned a bit about what life is really like for Christians in Israel and Read More …