Archive for Random

St Mary and St John Church Hall Opens!

After two years of fundraising and at a cost of £130k, the refurbished church hall at St Mary and St John’s Church on Cowley Road in East Oxford opened last night! As architects of the project, Patrick worked closely with the project leader, John Hammock,…

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When I was small – just learning about the world – I became aware that I had mercifully been born into a world recently decimalized. I was just learning to count to ten, a hundred etc. Decimal money seemed so logical…the previous system so ridiculous….

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In Wells, Somerset, I had a ‘sublime’ experience. It was last weekend. A philosophical state of mind- Kant – I think – I’m not going to look it up. Sublime experiences – for me – seeing a spitfire fly over or the Vulcan bomber. In…

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