William Wilson

On my nightstand you will find …

A Bluetooth speaker, Encounter with God Bible reading notes, iPad, Tour de France 2020 guide (just finished), current novel I’m reading (The Second Sleep – Robert Harris).

A podcast I am listening to is

Kermode & Mayo’s film review – still after many years.

A book that has changed my life (other than the Bible) is

Under the Unpredictable Plant – introduced me to the writings of Eugene Peterson.

A TV show I binge watch

Line of Duty

I follow — on—

I follow Tim Keller on Twitter because he’s quotable, insightful, thought-provoking, profound & gracious. Andrew Cotter’s Olive & Mabel for light relief.

Music that lifts my mood is­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

always changing but currently “My wanderings in the weary land” from the latest Waterboys album.

One thing I have learned about myself over the last few weeks is

Be aware of my own and other’s tiredness when chairing a meeting- otherwise the meeting will be narky!

Fiona Anderson

Fiona has recently been ordained as an OLM

On my nightstand you will find …

a book called “Christian Spirituality” together with a notebook and pen; an inhaler that was prescribed following a spell of chest infections as my GP thinks I may be asthmatic; a pair of earrings that I took out before going to bed – to avoid them getting caught in the pillow, and a bedside lamp that I use for reading….oh and a coaster for my coffee cup.

A podcast I am listening to is

I don’t listen to podcasts but what I have been listening to for the last 25 days (3 days to go!) is the Lectio 365 (Lectio Divina) App. I have to follow this for 28 days and then submit a reflective essay on my ‘pilgrimage’ and discipline of following it, for a module I’m doing on Christian Spirituality at HTC.

A book that has changed my life (other than the Bible) is

Two books that really influenced me are John Ortbeg’s “If You Want To Walk on Water You Have to Get Out of the Boat” and “The Shed that Fed a Million Children” – the story of the charity Mary’s Meals.

A TV show I binge watch

the American sit-comedy “Frasier”

I follow — on—

I follow the “6.30 news” on “BBC 1” because I like to see what’s been happening in Scotland.

Music that lifts my mood is­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

instrumental music….then I don’t need to concentrate on the words, just the music.  I love listening to Kenny G the American saxophonist.

One thing I have learned about myself over the last few weeks is

I am not getting enough fresh air….nor probably exercise – my daily walks have stopped now my hours have changed at work.

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