Author Archives: Kate

Twelve myths about blindness—by Rob & Catherine Davies

Before I met Rob I had the usual misconceptions about blind people, since I have known him I have heard many people asking him (or me) the same questions that I used to ask.  A common one is that blind … Continue reading

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A Passion for Northumberland

Passion for Northumberland The Last Supper, served from the deli behind the soldiers. Satan is crouching by the bench, on the left, behind Judas, the hen-party are on the right.  Today is the 31st of March, Easter Sunday 2013. Not … Continue reading

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Exploring our local treasures of Northumberland

Living in one of the most beautiful counties in England – Northumberland, we are spoiled for choice when we decide to go for a day out.         We live in Alnwick, the County town, seat of the … Continue reading

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Ten years after we said “I do”.

Rob and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary this March (2012);   We marked this by renewing our marriage vows to each other during the service on Sunday 18th March 2012, in our church, Alnwick Baptist.         … Continue reading

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A first-time University student at 64!

A few months ago I decided to get an upgrade from my little Nikon Coolpix L6 compact Digital camera. I have always enjoyed writing, which is why I started this blog. But I really wanted to try and get better … Continue reading

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Celtic Crosses and symbols

I have taken many photos of Celtic Crosses and have various other forms that symbolise the celtic stream of Christianity to me. Rob and I are Companions of the Northumbria Community, a new monastic dispersed group, following Christ with a … Continue reading

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The final Journey – home

We have been praying for family and friends lately, who have been very ill, and some who are going through, or facing, the rigors of cancer treatment, many with uncertainty as to the medical outcome. This morning, at home, in … Continue reading

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‘Immanuel’ and ‘A Christmas reflection’

Immanuel The angels wait with joyful anticipation, darkness covers the earth the glory of God is hidden veiled within a virgin womb. O come O come Immanuel, God with us. The shepherds, simple, hardy men, guard their flocks in the … Continue reading

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Operation ‘Christmas Child’

To many people, asking if they have filled their shoebox will get you a blank look but from many others it will receive an enthusiastic response. What am I talking about? “Let my heart be broken with the things that … Continue reading

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My WRNS story

Major, life-changing decisions can be made following seemingly minor incidences in our lives, (click on any photo to enlarge it, back arrow to return to this page) Note – there is a large gap further down in this post, I am … Continue reading

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