P.E.D.A.N.T.S. – the launch!

It began as a bit of a gag for a guest service talk (given on Sunday at All Souls - you can download it if you click HERE). Last week during my prep, i needed an illustration for the sort…

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Taking things personally

This is one of my favourite Uganda signs (and i've got a few - perhaps if there is demand, i might publish a few more...). This brand of Uganda-grown tea was distributed throughout the country. Surely one of the most…

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delusion, prejudice and faith

We are delusional, God is a virus and therefore harmful, religion the root of all evil. Well quite apart from the fact that atheism and secularism (embodied by Stalin, Hitler, Mao and Pol Pot) has killed more people in the…

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The camel was a hint – Tunisian surprises

Well we've just returned from a wonderful week in Tunisia en famille. Hence the cameleopard (as they were once called) last week. Fascinating place - hard to believe sometimes that we were on the same continent as our old haunts…

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Off for a few days

Just a quickie to express hope that you've had a lovely Christmas, and that 2007 will be a great year. Signing off for a few days - but will be back in the New Year. Don't do anything i wouldn't…

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Living in our own little world

A wonderful poem - by the irrepressible Steve Turner. To read some other ones go HERE! EXTENSIONS Marshall McLuhan says that a house is an extension of the skin and that a car is an extension of the feet. In…

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How do you argue with a good story?

Question: What do the films Pleasantville, Chocolat and Happy Feet all have in common? Tricky one if you haven't actually seen them, and i should warn you that this will posting will include some plotspoilers (so before continuing, go and…

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Christmas Virtuality/Reality

Reality is nothing but a collective hunch So said comedian/actress Lily Tomlin (who also played Deborah Fiderer in the absolutely important, crucial and seminal series West Wing). It pretty much sums up what a lot of people think these days.…

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