“Before the ending of the day,
Creator of the world, we pray
That you, with steadfast love, would keep
Your watch around us while we sleep.”
#smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn via Instagram


Humbling seminar this morning on pilgrimage with moving reflections from fellow students. My journey continues up to Liverpool ready for welcoming our new training supervisors tomorrow afternoon. #smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn via Instagram

Seven and a bit weeks…

Penultimate St Mellitus residential is underway as I head towards High Leigh. Seven weeks, one day and counting… #smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn via Instagram

CAP Life Skills

Want to make your money go further? Fun, free CAP like skills course starts midday Thursday 9 May with lunch at the Keith Thompson Centre in Keighley. Phone/text 07484365310 for further info. #CAPLifeSkills

24 Years

Celebrating our 24th wedding anniversary with a nice walk around the village, in between the showers. #smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn via Instagram


Amazing to see the bluebells have arrived in Cunnery Wood 😀#silentwalking #smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn via Instagram

At the Job Centre

In the Job Centre today talking to people about #CAPLifeSkills. Our next course starts in Keighley midday Thursday 9th May. Ring/text 07484365310 for info. @capuk_org via Instagram


What an amazing day with a bunch of amazing people! Joys and sorrows but the journey continues. Less than 10 weeks and counting. #smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn “I felt You and I knew You loved me.” via Instagram


Trip to Leeds for my six-monthly eye test and blood donation. Back home to start a 2500-word essay on ecumenical relations once I’ve recuperated! ☀️#smclife #thoughtsfromswallowbarn #blooddonation via Instagram