Category Archives: desert

Advent food

Holy Trinity’s House Group held an Advent meal this week, based on an Iona Liturgy (I was going to write ‘Wild Goose’  – brand name from Iona – but actually we had cottage pie …).  It was a bit like … Continue reading

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Random time at the Kevingrove

Filling in time waiting to meet a delayed plane, I went to the Kevingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow for the first time since its refurbishment (yes, I know that was 6 years ago, but …) It’s now amazingly visitor- and child-friendly, … Continue reading

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A film for next Lent?

I caught up with the film, The Way Back last night.  Based on a  supposedly true story published in 1956, it tells of how a group of escapees from a gulag in Siberia crossed the Gobi desert and the Himalayas to … Continue reading

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So much wasteland today, the first Sunday in Lent.  The desert of the testing in Matthew 4; the flattened cities of Japan that suggest hauntingly the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki;  the threat of nuclear fall-out, and the 15th anniversary … Continue reading

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