Archive | December 2013

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These Words Have Been Waiting

These words have been waiting. One Friday in late June I was due to go into Radio Bristol to do a Thought for the Day. On Thursday, a call came from the newsroom: “Nelson Mandela is critically ill in hospital. We don’t know if he is going to survive the night. Can you prepare two […]

Have Yourself a Really Real Christmas…

The run-up to Christmas feels different this year. I’m writing this on the last day of November. Tomorrow will be December 1st, the first Sunday in Advent, time to open the first shiny new door of the Advent calendar and enjoy the (appropriately Fairtrade) chocolate inside. We briefly went to Cribbs Causeway today and it […]