Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Centre Cannot Hold

I’m not a Christian, nor even religious, but I have respect for Rowan Williams, the current Archbishop of Canterbury. I say current, because it was announced today that he will be stepping down at the end of the year from … Continue reading

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Please Send Money

I received an email this morning from a distant relative. This is what it said: I’m sorry for this odd request because it might get to you too urgent but it’s because of the situation of things right now, I’m … Continue reading

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This Isn’t A Pub Anymore!

Yesterday’s Jesus and Mo is a humorous allegory on a current topic. Cardinal Keith O’Brien is credited as the scriptwriter.

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Feet of Clay

One of my daily joys is walking the dogs in the nearby woods. Since I bought my Windows Phone, I’ve got an additional dimension of joy by listening the podcasts of In Our Time, a weekly radio programme on a … Continue reading

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You Couldn’t Make It Up!

That revered institution, the Thought For The Day on BBC Radio 4, is still carrying on churning out platitudes. I always read the Rev. Dr. Peter Hearty’s merciless skewering of the Thoughts. Yesterday, we had Canon Angela Tilby’s thoughts on … Continue reading

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Just Testing…

You can ignore this post. It’s just a test to check something out. I use Windows Live Writer to prepare blog posts. It’s a very good application; easy to use and functional. However, I’ve noticed that since I’ve been running … Continue reading

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Petitioning Microsoft

I’ve mentioned a number of times before on this blog how irritating it is to be saddled with a Zune/Xbox Live/Windows Phone account that has the wrong country shown for my country of residence, and being totally unable to correct … Continue reading

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