Jon Greenaway: TheLitCritGuy

Strangely the first time I met Jon must have been through Bear, although I knew of him through friends, friends of friends, and church. Stranger still was despite sharing these circles at least in part for at least a few years, it was only really when I was moving hundreds of miles away, and most contact…

An Open Invitation To Friends & Family

This is an open invitation. It is an invitation to ask to visit, to ask questions, to comment on my posts and all sorts of things within the realm of communication. The worst I can do is say “no”. Less bad is “not just yet”. The reason I am giving this invitation is because a…

Prayer: safety, humility and honesty

Prayer is a huge topic and not one I plan on covering in full now; there are also a large number of books, speakers, preachers, and structures that suggest that they know the best/easiest/most effective way to pray. Some of them have some good ideas but very rarely do they grasp the whole beautiful picture,…

Our First Five Days of Puppy

At the weekend Bear and I travelled all the way into beautiful Carmarthen countryside to visit a litter of Bernese Mountain Dog puppies. We had researched so many breeds, researched training plans, pros and cons of the breed, things to watch out for in old age, and important things to know about the parents of…

A Kids Place in Nature

Yesterday I read an article about how the National Trust have released a list of 50 things a kid should do out in nature before they are twelve, similar to 101 things to do before you die fads that went round a few years ago, as well as the regular 100 books to read, which…