BlogGeneralVolunteering
June 29, 2020

London to Auckland – stage five

London to Auckland – stage five.  The story of the recent adventures of one of our volunteers. South-East Asia – April 2019 – October 2019 - Battling the Elements We…
BlogGeneralVolunteering
June 15, 2020

London to Auckland – stage four

London to Auckland – stage four.  The story of the recent adventures of one of our volunteers. Sub-continent – December 2018 – April 2019 - Cutting Our ‘Travelling Teeth’ We…
BlogCOVID-19Older Irish People
June 10, 2020

Keeping Connected (part 2)

“It's the nicest thing anyone has done for me. I felt so lonely during lockdown. Now I feel so connected”. (more…)
BlogCOVID-19General
June 9, 2020

The Trinity – A family of love

Last Sunday we celebrated the feast of the Holy Trinity.  Christians believe in one God - as we say in the Creed: “We believe in one God” but the Creed…
BlogGeneralVolunteering
June 8, 2020

London to Auckland – stage three

London to Auckland – stage two.  The story of the recent adventures of one of our volunteers. Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania and Bulgaria… The central and southern part of Eastern…
BlogGeneralVolunteering
June 1, 2020

London to Auckland – stage two

London to Auckland – stage two.  The story of the recent adventures of one of our volunteers. East and Southern Europe – June 2018 – November 2018 –The Stabilisers Were…
BlogGeneral
May 29, 2020

The Ascension: Up, Up, But Not Away!

The Ascension: Up, Up, But Not Away! The period between the feasts of Ascension and Pentecost is an interesting one.  It has been called the "already but not yet period".…
BlogGeneralVolunteering
May 27, 2020

London to Auckland – stage one

London to Auckland - stage one.  The story of the recent adventures of one of our volunteers. Introduction My husband Nigel and I cycled from London to Auckland between April…
BlogCOVID-19Volunteering
May 26, 2020

Lessons from Lockdown

When the lockdown first began I was quite unnerved by the closed shops and the empty streets. (more…)
BlogGeneral
May 12, 2020

Finding hope on our own road to Emmaus

I suppose we all have our favourite Easter story. Mine is the one of the two disciples on the road to Emmaus. I have often thought that it was tacked…
BlogCOVID-19Older Irish People
May 6, 2020

Keeping Connected

There were a couple of revealing pieces in the press this week, in relation to the lockdown. (more…)
BlogOlder Irish People
April 22, 2020

How old is your best friend: Inter-generational friendships

Throughout my life I have heard on repeat the rhetoric of age-bracket activities. From the Under 30s clubs in holiday resorts across the world, to the over 65s clubs in local…