The need to hear the whispers that surround us


Over the years I have had favourite places of retreat. My first day retreat was at Mulberry House in Essex. A quick search tells me it is no longer a place of spiritual retreat but a wedding venue.

I then discovered Stanton House in Oxfordshire.

I visited here for around…

A few thoughts on Ian McEwan’s novel

photo was taken of book gjdec2021

It wasn’t obvious to me why the book was called Saturday but it became clear as I began that it was a ‘Saturday ‘ in the life of Henry Perowne.

Henry awoke early in the morning just ahead of the rest of the world. He was gazing out of his…

Gordie Jackson

Speaks with a Northern Irish accent, lives in Hertfordshire, England.

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