Spiritual Life

Spirited notes from a desert island: 28th October 2017

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Welsh hills and valleys; the rolling hills of Exmoor; the mountains and hills of Spain and Portugal; and then finally the mountains of Fuerteventura framed by the setting sun. That was my view from 30,000 feet yesterday as I returned home from Manchester to Fuerteventura. But it spoke to me of more than the beauty of creation.





Spirited notes from a desert island: 13th October 2017

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“Do you remember the scene in Only Fools and Horses where the chandelier comes crashing to the floor?” I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been asked that question over the last few years. You see, my youngest son works for an American chandelier restoration firm. But since their company has contracts with major department stores, casinos, private mansions and government buildings I suspect that they are rather more reliable than Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad.




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