Tag Archives: Travel

Impressive Buildings

Last night we went for a short walk. It was wonderful to see the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque (above). Even without these two buildings, Istanbul seems to be full of very impressive mosques. This brings me back to a question I blogged on years ago. It seems that amongst all religious traditions, Protestant… Read More »

International Meetings

The first question you need to answer when organising a meeting is, “What is the code for the wifi?”. This is swiftly followed by, “Where can I plug my laptop in?”. For international meetings things get really complicated because Americans, Brits and other Europeans all need different types of plug for their computers. The result… Read More »

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to find something to say about our holiday in Skye. Then I came across this combination of amazing photographs coupled with music from Skye’s own Peatbog Faeries. I’m a bit embarrassed to suggest that you look at my own photos, but if you’d like to see… Read More »

Sixty Not Out

Here in Bratislava, I was very privileged to receive a certificate from Kirk Franklin, the executive director of the Wycliffe Global Alliance, celebrating sixty years of the work of Wycliffe in the UK. These milestones are always encouraging. Sue and various of my British colleagues were also called to the front of the room.  … Read More »


For the next couple of days, I'm going to be facilitating a conference for Bible Translation agency leaders from across Europe, here in Bratislava. I'm sure it's a lovely city, but I probably won't escape this hotel on a ring road near the airport. Interestingly, the easiest way to get to Bratislava airport is to… Read More »