See the talks I am scheduled to deliver and learn about my latest Masonic project.
Upcoming dates, a reflection on last week and a look ahead. Plus news of a new book.
We have all been in the awkward position of having to answer “No” when asked that question. I am pleased to say that the brethren attending my talks have responded with a loud “Yes.”
A quick look back at the last week and a look forward to the next, with dates of future talks and a request for your feedback and wishes.
The current dates of my forthcoming online talks are: Date BST Title Host Booking link 04/08/20 18.00 Seven habits of highly successful Lodges Rising Star Lodge https://shohsl-ofs.eventbrite.co.uk 06/08/20 18.00 The Royal Arch: what is it all about? Lyceum Lodge of Research https://wiiaa-lyceum.eventbrite.co.uk 09/08/20 19.00 Seven habits of highly successful Lodges Goose & Gridiron N&YMC https://shohsl-ggywr.eventbrite.co.ukContinue reading “A tough week, a great audience, a disappointment, a celebration and an eye to the future”
I had a great response to last week’s blog. Some seemed to think I really was asking for a collective noun for Provincial Secretaries and I received some very helpful suggestions on social media. And no rude ones! To all who answered, thank you. So, what have I been doing this past week? The onlineContinue reading “When is a rhetorical question not a rhetorical question?”
I am struck by how many wonderful people I know, and am close to, through Freemasonry.
I had two great – although very different audiences – for my Masonic talks this last week. On Tuesday I ran an online Members’ Pathway session for West Lancashire’s Secretaries and Scribe Es, with an audience that peaked at 240. On Thursday I did my talk “Is belief in a Supreme Being really essential?” onlineContinue reading “From the Members’ Pathway to my garden (via South Africa and Women’s Freemasonry)”
Two weeks ago I wrote about my experiences as a virtual Masonic speaker. Like all of us, I have had to adapt to Covid-19, the lockdown and the suspension of Masonic activities. I have also learned very quickly to take my talks online. Having done so I have found new and bigger audiences. For example,Continue reading “Further confessions …”
Ten weeks ago I thought Zoom was an ice lolly. Seventeen online talks later it’s my direct link to an audience that has so far gone over 1,000. This is my story (so far). It all started when Josh asked me if I would deliver my talk, “The future of Freemasonry: evolution & change” (theContinue reading “Confessions of an online Masonic lecturer”