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”

2012 Prestonian Lecture charities chosen

I have chosen two charities to be supported from the proceeds of the 2012 Prestonian Lecture.  One is a Masonic charity and the other a Scouting one.  Both are worthy causes, much deserving of our support.  The Masonic charity is the Masonic Samaritan Fund, which provides grants for medical, dental and respite care and supportContinue reading “2012 Prestonian Lecture charities chosen”