Category Archives: Faith

Francis Thomas Harold Hull

Today marks 20 years since my Grandad died. Which means it’s been a bit more than that since he walked me through his bread pudding recipe. I write about my Grandad a lot, because as I get older, I’ve realised … Continue reading

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Start the Week

It’s Tuesday and there has been a bank holiday and today is the start of the working week. Which is silly because I worked over the long weekend too. I cleaned the house, food prepped, cooked most of a roast … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Happy Monday! Well folks, it’s a new week! Last week was pretty good, I had a wobble on Saturday but allowed myself a bit of time to be sad and then pulled myself together! Which was good because Ma and … Continue reading

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Lent

I’m trying to be a bit more thoughtful about Lent this year. One of the things that I recognised last year was that I’ve been neglecting my practice of my faith and that I miss it. So Lent seemed like … Continue reading

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Volunteer for Something

We tell ourselves stories. Stories about each other, about who we are and what our families and lives are about. These stories are shortcuts. I’ll tell you that I’m the eldest and that my brother is the only Dempsey boy … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross

I’ve talked a bit about my faith in this space before and it’s Lent so I wanted to talk a bit more about what I’m doing in this time but this is my personal perspective, it’s not trying to make anyone feel bad or … Continue reading

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Reasons to be Cheerful – April 2015

1) More family time. Watching Oli prank his parents with his Easter chick2) Seeing Jo and Ms T (and getting a postcard from Ms T, where she says she misses me and wants more rules!!)3) The Gin Martini and just … Continue reading

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