retreating and advancing at the same time

Sometimes in a city context it is possible to forget just how green the world is out there - so at the end of a busy and challenging year, the Touchstone staff headed for the hills to reflect on what we have been up to and what is coming up in September ...

     it involved, a lot of writing .....                some puzzling .....                        a punnet of fruit .....                   and rather a lot of cake .....

                               but it resulted in some really good strategic thinking, a bright idea or six ..... and .....

                                                               a very happy student deacon!!!!!!!!!