The Big Sleep Out: Winchester

Winchester: 15th May 2009Do you feel inspired to sponsor these people who are CHOOSING to spend a night out in the cold, in the aid of those who feel they have no choice?I'M NOT ASKING FOR BIG AMOUNTS, BUT IN TUNE WITH THE IDEA THAT SMALL CHANGES ADD UP TO BIG CHANGE(S), AM LOOKING FOR 50 PEOPLE TO SPONSOR ME WITH £2.00 EACH... of course you can pledge more if you wish... I'm just looking…

Ashley Havinden (b.1903; d.1973)

Ashley Eldrid Havinden, who signed his work 'Ashley', was born in Rochester, Kent on April 13 1903. He studied drawing and design in evening classes at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London, whilst also taking lessons from Henry Moore (the sculptor). He joined W.S. Crawford, Ltd., advertising agents, as a nineteen year old trainee in 1922. He was promoted to become Art Director and a Board Member in 1939. Crawford's became a…

J John, Week 3: “Prosper with a Clean Conscience”

Do Not StealJust 10 Winchester is into it's 3rd week already, and again J John put across an uncompromising message in a humourous way! He's not getting at us, he's joining us in the daily challenge to live according to God's laws within a contemporary living space.J John opened his challenge that stealing tends to smart small (often in the workplace), but tends to get bigger.Ron Heather: Bus DriverThe interview this week was with Ron…

J John: Hold to the Truth

In with the QuipsJ. John started in fine style again... with a story about someone in a store who'd just said to the customer "we don't have it". The Manager bounces in, assures the customer that it was ordered 2 weeks ago, and when the customer has gone, asks the employee what they wanted.... "Rain"!Video ClipsAn interesting compilation of video clips, asking those in London if they thought it was acceptable to lie... the general…

Keep Calm and Don’t Sneeze

Swine Flu The world is gripped by the fear of Swine Flu, as the World Health Organisation upgrades the current level of pandemic alert from phase 4 to 5.  This does need to be kept in perspective as it is an unfortunate fact that thousands die every year from bog standard flu, and the current epidemic has not led to deaths in Europe at least. Keep Calm and Carry On However, this does give an…