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Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Why do I write?

Carter explores here the various motivations he has for blogging, and why he prefers the format of a joint blog. He uses some interesting phrases, such as suggesting I consent … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

A year of joy and a lifetime of learning

We’re coming up to a year of this blog in its current form, and it’s time for me to reflect on why I blog, and why I blog in this … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

The Sunday Sermon; Cheeseburgers Revisted

For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?   Recently Carter wrote one of those posts that I sometimes … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

#OccupyWestminster and (un)Christian Clergy

While I was out walking this afternoon a group of protesters set up camp on a lawn at Westminster Abbey. They are protesting the condems plans to end the Independent … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

What a load of Wongas

The interweb has been having much fun with the idea that Wonga may have committed criminal offences in their debt collection practices. Quelle surprise. Debt collection is a funny old … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tipping points

One of the things I know about politics is that those who do it for a living are not always the most skilled people at it. The small clique around … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Laverne Cox and accommodation to power

Any mistakes here are mine, in either language or understanding, please if you feel able use the comments to point them out   As my Grandfather approached the end of … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 3 Comments

Not the Sunday Sermon: Chapel Pegs and Desecration

Carter, being a healthy soul in mind and body, enjoys outdoor pursuits. So do I. Which is probably how come we ended up on a windswept hillside taking some of … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Carrots and sticks

Jemima wrote beautifully this week about why she is tearing up her party card, and Ed Miliband’s latest piece of gratuitous, headline grabbing piece of stupidity. I did my best … Continue reading

June 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ed Milliband, Steak or cheeseburger?

I’m a lucky man. My work means I travel the UK, and I often find myself in situations where people are willing to make smiles with a Travelodge Tart like … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 3 Comments

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