[REVIEW] Gran Canaria: @MarinaSuites

I haven’t written a review on Trip Advisor for a while, but decided Marina Suites in Gran Canaria definitely deserved a positive review: Thought this was a nice touch: Nice touch #marinasuites A photo posted by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on May 22, 2016 at 9:59am PDT Really enjoyed our week in Gran Canaria as a […]

Summer Fruitfulness in Academia?

Great piece on the joys of academic pressure: It’s not true, of course, that September is entirely grim. Being back at work means colliding with cheery colleagues in the corridor, each of us ruefully clutching course-packs and exchanging sympathetic smiles; it also means spotting suntanned students with newly stylish “second-year haircuts” sauntering around all the […]

Work less, do more, live better (@timeshighered)

I am SO EXCITED to be reading this piece in Times Higher Education – over the last year I’ve been seeking to work in a healthier pattern (although ironically this week has been a 6 day-week & I need to do some more over the weekend so that I can take a week off… to write […]

#AdventBookClub: Day 12: Light, Faith and ‘Being’

I’ve seen lots of discussion on Twitter recently re the colour of Advent candles, what that means, and whether it really matters if you don’t have the right colours (the general gist I seemed to agree with was is that the light itself is more important than the colour it’s dressed in!). Ron Glusenkamp encourages us […]

Don’t overload your schedule

Some reminders before I head to Durham that it’s an opportunity for a change of pace – aside from work that I believe in, it’s time for fun, fitness & friendship: A great saying – what more do you need to say… but I did, on Bible-Reflections.