Birthday Boys

Another round of birthdays (pun intended) this week with Jack turning 7 and Ben 10.  Both the boys got some golf gear and today we headed down to Strathclyde Park Golf Course to try out their new bags, clubs, trolleys and Tiger Woods caps. I’m sure it won’t be too long before they can both Read More …

Lessons on Accompaniment from Bagger Vance

At Nairn last weekend we spent some time talking about accompaniment.  Being with the young people in our groups, not to entertain them but to be with them on their journey. These clips from The Legend of Bagger Vance seems to me to show the role of an accompanier. The first clip is where Bagger Read More …

Jonnie Walker Championship

Today my brother-in-law treated us to a great day watching the Jonnie Walker Championship at the beautiful Gleneagles centenary course.  We spent the morning with Darren Clarke, Justin Rose and Mark Warren and then followed Lee Westwood in the afternoon. We witnessed some great shots and some of the longest hitting I’ve ever seen from Read More …

Things re-discovered

I’ve has a busy weekend and in between preaching at Dunfermline (thanks for the tie!) and visiting parents (thanks for a lovely meal!) I rediscovered some things forgotten. I watched the Masters Golf. I’m not sure I’ve watched it so much as I did this year for ages. For me the Masters seems to hold Read More …