Another term begins in Durham… my penultimate one in fact. A new year and a new term mean things like resolutions and whatnot are buzzing around the top of my brain. It feels like a new start, another go, a chance to do things differently… of course, it is and it isn’t.

Particularly grateful to an article on friendship by the Bish. Looking back at the last term, friendships are amongst the things I count highest. True friendship is built around the cross of Christ.

We chatted about this over breakfast & Psalm 119 with the boys over the hols – we need to be


people, people who are friends in view of the cross, and in light of the Lord Jesus’ return. I hope that I may be that kind of friend this year.

Back in the 'ham…