It’s been a week of women in our house. My daughter was born on International Women’s Day and so we’ve celebrated her birthday this week, and of course it’ was Mothering Sunday yesterday. It was also yesterday that I finally got to announce my next training post which starts in July, and is a big […]

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The Call

Even if I can’t spot him in the crowd, and my friends don’t even know he exists, I know he’s got his binoculars fixed on me. Even though others can’t hear the music I’m still dancing.

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Desert Rats

Christmas is a great time of year, but it’s not necessarily a holiday for everyone. A lot of vicars work hard at Christmas, but not as hard as post men. Most of us hardly ever use the post nowadays but at Christmas the queues in the post office are pretty bad! My husband was a […]

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Lighting up the night sky

So I’ve just got back from a weekend at Mirfield with St Hild College, where I am training to be a priest. We study at three different sites in Sheffield, York and also at the College of the Resurrection, where we gather for a series of weekends and some of us are based there on […]

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All the #Metoo publicity and the stories about Harvey Weinstein, have brought back memories. It was a really difficult time back then, for the whole team, and those of us who were close to the lady who reported the sexual assault.  ….. We were also caring for some of the most vulnerable people in society, under pressure to keep waiting times down, so our priorities were to try and keep the show on the road.

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Uncomfortable stretch

I’ve been working with some ladies recently who’ve really inspired me. They all have physical health problems but they show up week after week to try and reach out to the local community. Just getting to the coffee morning is an uncomfortable stretch but they do it out of a desire to be available, and able to join in and help.

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