- A photographer revives his faith through shadowing a vicar for a year.
- Two new startup websites have appeared to offer interviews with interesting and influential people from a theological perspective.
- First is from a filmmaker and thinker, David Moore, who kindly helped me get A Wilderness of Mirrors a bit of space last year. His is called Moore Engaging
- Then, from the ashes of the once great Third Way magazine comes an archive of the High Profile interviews – with more on the way (all for a negligible subscription).
- Have been so impressed by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s response to the results of his own DNA paternity test. Here is a sympathetic comment by Andrew Atherstone, his biographer.
- Zack Eswine offers a heartfelt piece about loneliness in ministry, through the lens of a Chekhov short story.
- The Mourning Booth from the Skit guys – it’s quite old now, and ends with that generally unhelpful St Francis attribution which is appropriate for this – but there is a lot to this.
- Some intriguing archaeological evidence for ancient literacy being more widespread than often thought.
- If you’ve not yet seen it, this is a spectacular launch of Fuller Studio – Eugene Peterson and Bono discuss their love of the Psalms
- The sceptics and naysayers will rail against his apparent self-righteousness – but if there is one thing that demonstrates Bono’s integrity and realism it is the fact that he has made it to 14th on the Fortune list of global leaders – suspend your scepticism at least to the end of this article!
- Following the sun’s annual figure of 8
- Simply stunning images of hummingbirds by Tracy Johnson. Here’s my little compilation of them:
- This has to have been a deliberate leak in order to orchestrate this excellent GCHQ quote (surely the quote of the year): “We don’t comment on our defence against the dark arts.” !!
- Quite random but rather evocative and stylish now that they’ve been put together: the British Imperial Marketing Board posters are mighty fine. Very dated and one in particular is quite outrageously caricatured. But this is where we’ve come from folks…
- Would be quite cool to discover a family tree connection to Leonardo…
- Fun: great actors’ roles as GIFs
- And here’s a bonkers set of mundane images given a twist by the addition of monsters
- Beware if you use emojis across platforms – they might not quite convey what you intended.