I’ve been spending time writing a book about the Sutton St James’ Cheshire church tower, bells and the ringers who have kept them going for the last 150 years. It is about to be published and copies are available at £10 plus postage. Please message me or email email@example.com if you would like a copy. … Continue reading
This week, something completely different. Many of you know I have a few hobbies outside work, including classical music (I play the Cello and Timpani), sailing and am also a regular church bell ringer. I thought I’d explain a bit about bell ringing, as most people have a view formed from watching this advert for … Continue reading
Great news – I’ve got a new role. From the start of June – I will be heading up Service Delivery at the Open University based in Milton Keynes. Once before in my career (when I saw an advert for the Britannia role in the Sunday Times), I have seen a job and thought “That’s … Continue reading
This video records a project I worked on to augment and restore the church bells of All Saints, Crondall, Hampshire to mark the Millennium. It includes shots of the bells being lowered from the tower, the casting of the new bells and the assembly of the new frame and bells in the tower.
A different blog this week. For a bit of a break from job searching, I’ve spent time editing a video (which can be viewed here). This followed a visit to my old home in Hampshire. In 1999, when Sarah and I were living together in Crondall, near Farnham, we restored the bells of our local church. … Continue reading