Fortunes and Foodbanks…….

Hello, Suddenly we’re all talking about community and that’s good, apart from the fact that we’re talking about it because of the tragedies of recent weeks. The terrible fire of Grenfell Tower, the attacks in London and Manchester, they have shown us that we all have huge compassion for people who are suffering and grieving….

Just Above Water…….

Hello, I’m a journalist and I’m tired of the news. Actually, that’s not true, I love the news, but i’m tired of what’s in the news at the moment.  I don’t think I’m alone in saying the uncertainty of our politics over the last few days is unsettling and more than a little daunting.  I…

Tears and Rollercoasters…….

Hello, What a strange, fragile, thing Life is. Out of my window, I’m watching the gulls swoop above the trees still blowing through the remnants of last night’s gales. The sun is trying to creep through the cloud, one minute it succeeds, the next, it is hidden away again. How much longer will we wait…