“This is our story, this is our song!”

I have just returned from holiday renewed with a vigour to read. Reading is a good habit, it relaxes and stimulates, it enhances the imagination, it provides a different perspective on life. The Church also believes that reading is a good thing. The Christian faith is, after all, based upon a book – well a library of books in actual fact. Continue reading ““This is our story, this is our song!””


When Alex Haley’s epic story ‘Roots’ was first produced as a mini-series in 1977, few expected it to generate such worldwide interest and acclaim.  Based on Haley’s family history, ‘Roots’ was watched by 19 million viewers in the UK alone, and 160 million worldwide which made it one of the most watched programmes in the history of broadcasting.  Continue reading “Roots”