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STORIES OF HOPE – Back for a second series!

 After a continuous run of 10 weekly episodes, we finished up Series 1 of STORIES OF HOPE and took three weeks off.  The videos have proved popular and we are humbled by the way in which they have been appreciated and shared by all kinds of different people – in all kinds of different places.…
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Methodist Podcast Interview

Earlier this week I was interviewed (via Zoom) by Michael Ivatt of the Methodist Church Media Team. He wanted to know all about our lockdown project: Stories of Hope  It was great to talk to him and to be able to share some of the backstory behind our Sooty & Sweep videos. The interview was released…
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Stories of Hope Continue!

We’re delighted at the response to our new lockdown project: Stories of Hope. The last two videos have been very well received and are being watched and shared all over the UK and indeed even the world. So Suzannah and I have made a commitment to producing a new video for each Sunday whilst the…
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Stories of Hope

Suzannah and I have begun a new lockdown project: weekly 15 minute YouTube videos of Sooty and Sweep (and friends) telling Bible stories. The series is called ‘Stories of Hope’ and you can read more about it and watch the first video on the dedicated Stories of Hope page.

My New Song is Released!

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The Power of Kindness

Finally, the wait is almost over! My new single ‘The Power of Kindness’ is released on 12th December 2019. I recorded it during my sabbatical break this year and it was mixed and mastered at Audio Animals studio. The song is a reflection on super heroes and the fact that whilst we might not have…
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Sabbatical Break!

Every seven years the Methodist Church is kind enough to give its ministers a three month break from ‘normal’ ministry. It’s an opportunity to relax, unwind and pursue some other interests that you often just don’t get the time or energy to do when you’re in the thick of it. I’m now on sabbatical (from…
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Tuning in to the International Space Station!

I was really chuffed with my recording of today’s transmission from the ISS (International Space Station) when it passed close by. Astronaut Serena Aunon-Chancellor (KG5TMT) was answering questions from students at the Collège Léonce Bourliaguet, Thiviers, France. You only hear the downlink (ISS to earth) and the audio is a bit dodgy in parts but…
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Christmas is Coming!

Well the season of Advent is now upon us and Christmas is coming fast! We kicked off the usual round of Christingle Services at Kinson last Sunday afternoon. Sooty & Sweep were on hand to ‘help’ as only they can and we had a lot of people of all ages there. One down, three to…
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Weymouth Sea Life Centre

We had a great time last Saturday at the Weymouth Sea Life Centre. Suzannah had organised a minibus to take her Brownie pack on a day out. I went along as an extra leader. The weather was kind and the girls all seemed to enjoy themselves. There are photos in the (Brownies-only) gallery.