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Ray's Blog: May 2012

Whistle Blower

The phone rang. It was Paul Moore, who found fame as a whistleblower on financial malpractice. Someone had told him I had included  his story in  my book The Cowshed Revolution.

Prior to the final collapse in September 2007 of HBOS, the high street bank's executive with the job of risk assessment outlined...

Posted at 14:48pm on 24th May 2012

Maureen's Poem On Sheds, Tents And Caves

What is a shed

 

But a little place

 

to give one's head

 

Personal space

 

 

 

To some the hut

 

Is full of tools

 

To create stuff

 

By craftsmans rules

 

 

 

My grandad owned

 

A pigeon cree

 

Where pets and friends

 

Were company

 

 

 

From childhood I

 

Remember when

 

The shed was my

 

Escape den

 

 

 

At grandmas was

 

A big oak table

 

Where to retreat

 

I was able

 

 

 

Under the green

 

Tassled cover

 

I played...
Posted at 09:56am on 18th May 2012

Spiritual Friendship


My old mate Norm Allen of  Touchstone Ministries Toronto, a CA&H Explorer,  and facilitator of men's spiritual development called in and I took him out to lunch. Over the past numbers of years Norm has been writing a book and it has now been published! "Spiritual Friendship, The Art...

Posted at 13:42pm on 17th May 2012

More Sheds, Caves, Kitchens And Tents

I have facilitated a Celtic Christian Studies Week. Rod, from Down Under, tells us of the Mens Shed movement in Australia. Men love to meet in sheds, have a B.B.Q., while some share their faith.

Brenda, from Dalkeith returns to look for a cave. She does this after hearing how the cave, the...

Posted at 18:48pm on 11th May 2012

Prayer Sheds In Wales

Last week's blog on prayer sheds has drawn this response from Richard, In  Anglesey. It comes on the day the media announce a new coastal walk from one end to the other of Wales' coast line. Numerous places on or near this walk have Christian roots, which started with one person...

Posted at 20:25pm on 3rd May 2012
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