This week, I had the chance to host two workshops as part of a Scottish Government consultation on local decision making. The project is called “Democracy Matters” and partially facilitated with help of the Scottish Churches Parliamentary office which seems sensible considering that the church has a presence even in the farthest corners of … Continue reading Democracy Matters – but does it work?
I have just started a new book: Kissing Fish by Roger Wolsey. The first thing that jumped at me was the very first quote that Wolsey chose for his introduction to the book: The message of Jesus as I understand it, is contained in the Sermon on the Mount unadulterated and taken as a whole. … Continue reading Travelling the “Holy Land”
It's been a year since I set up this blog and clearly I failed to keep alive at least the illusion of some regular publishing here. Life has been busy! Unsurprisingly, the long silence coincided with the rhythm of the academic year. I have just finished exams and honours level turned out to be quite … Continue reading Time flies!
Friday was a tough day. I had not slept much after a night of excitement and thrill. Once noon had passed, I eventually made it out of bed to meet up with friends in a pub and I stunned them by ordering a large cappuccino rather than a pint when I arrived. The diagnosis was … Continue reading The Hangover
Let me introduce myself as a German who through the most unlikely of coincidences ended up in Scotland and made it her home.