David Goodwin

Press Service International

David Goodwin is the former Editor of The Salvation Army’s magazine,War Cry. He is also a cricket tragic, and an unapologetic geek.

David Goodwin archive of articles may be viewed at  http://www.pressserviceinternational.org/david-goodwin.html

  • Glittering Images

    Susan Howatch's book Glittering Images tells the story of an up and coming young priest who is destined for big things in the Church of England.

  • Tokyo Drift

    As I write this, it is 85 days until the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games it set to begin. However, even taking into account the unprecedented events of the past year or so, the lead up to these games has been chaotic to say the least.

  • Social resurrection

    Those who know me may find it hard to believe, but I am an introvert by nature. While I can do the extrovert thing when in a social setting it is a conscious effort to enjoy the occasion and make the most of spending time with people.

  • Do you lift, bro?

    I’ve never been one of those people who particularly enjoys exercise, seeing it as a necessary evil in order to prevent my love of food leaving me completely sedentary and ordering people to thrown into Sarlacc Pits.

  • Those lockdown blues

    Hopefully by the time you read this it is already over, but as I write this Victoria is in the middle of a “circuit breaker” lockdown in an attempt to curtail the spread of new cases of COVID-19.

  • Good riddance to bad rubbish

    The end of one year and the beginning of another is always greeted with a sense of anticipation and excitement.

  • No Paine, No Gaine

    The recently concluded Test series between Australia and India was one for the ages. While calling it the greatest series of all time is a bit of a stretch.

  • Bread and Circuses

    Recently, I happened to stumble across a television series highlighting the greatest fights in UFC (Ultimate Fighting Competition). UFC, which combines wrestling, boxing and martial arts—and is most definitely not choreographed or staged—can at times seem less fighting and more cuddling.

  • The Times they are for a-changing

    As we find ourselves ambushed by the dying of the year—how can it possibly be December already—the retail machine is making sure our minds are turning towards Christmas.

  • All Creatures Great and Small

    The use of animals in sport is as old as sport itself, even if our ideas of what is acceptable entertainment have changed over the years.