A tough week, a great audience, a disappointment, a celebration and an eye to the future

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”

When is a rhetorical question not a rhetorical question?

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?”

From the Members’ Pathway to my garden (via South Africa and Women’s 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)”

Confessions of an online Masonic lecturer

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”