A landmark sculpture with wide open arms greeting all those coming to Gateshead, the community where I am living now. She is 65 feet tall and 175 feet wide (almost as long as the wings of a jumbo jet).
York Minster, the largest Gothic church north of the Alps. The word ‘minster’ means a place from which people go out to minister – to spread the word of God. Visited today with friends and participated in Holy Eucharist.
World’s Largest Railway Museum – National Railway Museum in York, England. While visiting York today with friends, I knew I needed to go to this museum for my nephew Jeremy and my sister-in-law Julie and for the Bryan boys. I took pictures of every train they had in there for them.
Easter (Resurrection Day) meal at our flat – from left to right – Mike & Karen (two of my flat mates), Tom and then Susan & Robert. The ladies cooked a nice meal and Robert made a great cherry pie!
Africa Mercy Community Meeting night at the nearby St. John’s Anglican church in Hebburn. We have about 125 people serving here with the Africa Mercy project.
Here are many of the International Board and Senior Leadership in Mercy Ships. They came for the Commissioning of the m/v Africa Mercy. We had many guests and it was a wonderful afternoon.
With my friends Jan y Elizabeth Tuinier as they are expecting their first child. Elizabeth and I have been friends for over 13 years – from the Caribbean Mercy. We were all dressed up for the Commissioning Service.
The chapel in Fort George near Inverness, Scotland – built following the Scottish revolt lead by William Wallace. In this church, they claim to have the only stained glass window with an angel playing the bagpipes.
Visited Beaufort Castle near Inverness in northern Scotland. We were able to stay a long weekend at the ‘mercy’ cottage. The property is owned by Ann Gloag, the woman who purchased the Africa Mercy for Mercy Ships.