Do You Know?

‘Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Tell me, if you understand. Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know! Who stretched a measuring line across it? On what were its footings set, or who laid its cornerstone – while the morning stars sang together and all the …

The Time Is Now

On 26th June 2019, my friend Rachel and I joined around 16,000 other people in central London for a mass climate change lobby The Time Is Now. I found the day profound on many levels, not least of all because it was a lobby not just a march. The main …

Stewardship

Stewardship is a feature of a Christian life. In many churches it is the topic of a sermon around the time of the annual accounts being presented to the church. Stewardship in a wider sense is in the news again. The Government’s commitment to a Carbon Neutral UK by 2050 …

Bad Air Day?

A poem composed by Bruce Gulland for World Environment Day 5th June and Clean Air Day 20th June. I wonder, is there a solution – to toxic air pollution?What’s your take, does it faze you, shock or amaze you?Fond illusions shatter? – to ponder particulate matter?These gases afflict masses, in …

Bee Line

A Poem for World Bee Day 2019 by Bruce Gulland: Miniature motor, mellifluous drone, as I doze in my deckchair knowing I’m not alone, On a bee-balmy indolent May afternoon, it comforts me to know you’re going nowhere too soon, Contented customer, shopping bags in your legs, spot a pot …