Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables

Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables I hope to make this a regular feature – I read a lot of books, listen to many things and watch films, tv etc (when I get the time) – so each week I will try to review/reflect briefly on some of them. This week we begin with an unusual, quirky but rather good film, … Continue reading Saturday Review 1 – Stan and Ollie; Middlemarch; Les Miserables

The Best a Man Can Be?

Are you old enough to remember this ad? It’s now been changed into this video which was on all news bulletins yesterday and has been subject to a considerable amount of negative reaction (as well as those who love it). When I heard about it I was prepared to hate it and get outraged….but in many ways I thought it was excellent.   There is a … Continue reading The Best a Man Can Be?

Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

The first Quantum of the New Year is based on the predictions that I made earlier this week.  You can get all the links there.  Ten Predictions for 2019 – Confusion, China and Christ.     You can catch up on last weeks here – Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review   Continue reading Quantum 23 – Predictions for 2019

All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

A New Years Message for the Church and Society… New Year is as good a time as any to think about new beginnings. As we reflect on the past year and look forward to 2019, whether at an individual, community or government level, many of us would love to start anew again. Renewal is a great idea. And so is re-formation. I would love to … Continue reading All Things New – A New Years Message for Church and Society (the January Record Editorial)

That Hideous Strength – Part 4 – Bringing Down Babel

The final part of a four part review of a small but important book. That Hideous Strength – How the West Was Lost – Melvin Tinker Part 1 That Hideous Strength – Part 2 – The Gender Agenda That Hideous Strength – Part 3 – Barbarians Through the Gates – The Destruction of the Family “At least five times the Faith has to all appearances … Continue reading That Hideous Strength – Part 4 – Bringing Down Babel

Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

This is the last Quantum for 2018.   I wanted to do a review of the year but as I looked at the most popular blog posts for this year I realised that they covered most of the main issues so I thought I would combine the two. You can listen by clicking on the link below.  (there is a fair amount of music in this … Continue reading Quantum 22 – 2018 – End of Year Review

Boxing Day, Babette’s Feast, Masterchef and Chrysostom on the Lusts of Luxurious Living!

In the United Kingdom (and in some other countries – notably those that used to be part of the British Empire) the day after Christmas is known as Boxing Day.  This is probably because it was a day when tradesmen and servants were given ‘Christmas Boxes’ by those they served.  Others think it may have been called Boxing Day because it became a day of … Continue reading Boxing Day, Babette’s Feast, Masterchef and Chrysostom on the Lusts of Luxurious Living!

The Christmas ‘Fake News” and Ladbaby’s ‘We Built This City on Sausage Rolls”

The Christmas ‘Fake News” and Ladbaby’s ‘We Built This City on Sausage Rolls”  As we come towards Christmas its time to reflect on two different pictures of this ‘special’ time of year. Tomorrow we will look at what the Real Christmas is about – but today let’s go with the fake. Santa’s Husband Of course Christmas as a ‘good’ thing is always being appropriated by … Continue reading The Christmas ‘Fake News” and Ladbaby’s ‘We Built This City on Sausage Rolls”

Quantum 20- Dr Dennis Mugwabe; Brexit; Censorship and Hate Speech; Transgender and the Church; :Abortion; Christmas Carols; Veggie Tales; Tyson Fury

Welcome to this weeks podcast.  This week’s is a cracker!  I say that because it has been so well produced by Peter.  Some is a follow up from last weeks – feel free to catch up here.  Please feel free to encourage others to listen and also if you want to support the work please do so by joining our patron campaign here.    LISTEN HERE … Continue reading Quantum 20- Dr Dennis Mugwabe; Brexit; Censorship and Hate Speech; Transgender and the Church; :Abortion; Christmas Carols; Veggie Tales; Tyson Fury

Now They’re Coming for the Nurseries!

Yesterday Graham Grant of The Daily Mail asked me to comment on the latest gem from the Care Inspectorate – the government body that inspects schools and nurseries.   Here are some guidelines that they have just issued. There is so much that one could say about this – some of which is incorporated in this article in The Daily Mail.   The Care Inspectorate have become a primary means … Continue reading Now They’re Coming for the Nurseries!