‘The first year is the hardest’

I love anniversaries. Birthdays, wedding anniversaries, anniversaries of significant events. I love it when Facebook tells me '7 years ago today you moved to University' (yes, 7 years this week!). I love reflecting on the changes that have come with time. Last week, the week of our first wedding anniversary, gave me the chance to [...]

Greenbelt 2018

Ten years ago, I went to a Christian festival for the first time. I went with good family friends and when we arrived, I was astounded to see that there were so many young people there. I didn't know there were that many young Christians in the country, let alone at one festival! I experienced different types [...]

New Wine 2018: one year on

Twelve months ago I came home from a week long Christian conference feeling tired, excited, inspired, damp and muddy. Having got back from the same conference a fortnight ago, I am just as tired, excited and enthused (slightly less damp and muddy due to the mostly glorious weather we've been having) but also struck by [...]

When the collar doesn’t fit

I have been having a tough couple of weeks. Possibly my toughest couple of weeks so far. Which is bizarre, as I survived Christmas, I got through Easter and I also handled an MA deadline a week before I got married alongside working. So I've been asking myself, why now has the pressure got so [...]