Evensong is easily my favourite of all liturgies. I was thrilled to get one last opportunity to sing the ancient service with Taplow Youth Choir.
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A barbecue for tour members (and a few members of the choir’s alumni) brought the choir back together after, ahem, just four days apart. So what have we learnt after Taplow’s latest social function?
I spent the morning at GoApe in Bracknell, with my friends Alex, Jay, and Oli. Here you can watch me complete the centre’s high-ropes course in a new video.
A fantastic finale to our time at Furze Platt, the Prom did one especially brilliant thing: it cleared the air. In the dying days of Year 13, the usual strong sense of community had somewhat collapsed. Tonight, though, it was very much alive and well.
A birthday in late-April is no time to hold a celebration (examinations begin in the early weeks of May), but two months on, my late eighteenth birthday party was blessed with wonderful weather.
Five years after the family hosted an evening boat party to mark Mum’s 50th and Harriet’s 18th, I picked this Sunday afternoon to hold my very own. With me engrossed in revision, Dad had done the vast majority of the organising, although I came up with the finer details: deciding on the menu, compiling the playlist, and suggesting a ‘Henley’ dress code.
Changing gear on my bike, my chain locked up and threw me off. Beneath me, my bike slid right across the road, twisting the handlebars and bending the derailleur. Picking myself off the floor, I brushed myself down, but my suit was ruined – and my wrist was feeling strange.
This evening, the Magnet played host to RBWM‘s Youth Achievement Awards, an annual celebration of all the great things that young people do across the Borough. Having collected my Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award...
As the globe gets ever more ‘warm’, and the ecomentalists shout ever more loudly, deduction points to mankind as the cause of the nationwide floods. Truly, the effects of the recent weather are shocking:...