Sometimes a story arises which is so indicative of our culture and so important in its implications that it deserves an immediate response. The Daily Telegraph, the Yorkshire Post and the Daily Mirror all carried this story about Rev. Peter Hughes. Peter quoted extensively (as did The Mirror) from my article Parents Take Back Control – The April Record Editorial which he read on this blog. … Continue reading Vicar ‘under Investigation’ for Quoting The Wee Flea!
I found Nicola Sturgeons’ speech to the SNP entertaining, revealing, informative, frustrating, cringeworthy and depressing. I suspect that the way people react to this speech are similar to the way the react to Nicola – they either love or hate her. To her fans this was a brilliant speech showing the fantastic vision and leadership that she provides. To her detractors this was more of … Continue reading Scotland’s Future – The Hope, History, Hubris, Humiliation and Hypocrisy of Nicola Sturgeon
This weeks Brexit Bulletin and some Reflections on Scotland Today Sturgeon, Brexit and the Future of Scotland MPs are back from their Easter holidays and things have stayed the same and moved on. The Brexit Party has really started with a bang. It looks professional, slick and is gathering a formidable momentum. The other new party – ChangeUK is having a nightmare – they … Continue reading Sturgeon, Brexit and the Future of Scotland
The new editor at Christian Today has invited me back to do a weekly column for them…here is the first – on lessons from John Milton about Internet censorship. Did you know that President Lincoln stated, “Most of what you read on the Internet is false”? I’m afraid if you cannot spot the obvious flaw in that statement then you are not worthy of reading … Continue reading Censoring the internet – A plea from John Milton
In writing about The Noble Liar I had not realised that Premier had already published this excellent blog –In taking on the BBC, has Robin Aitken become a modern martyr for truth? Normally on a Thursday I do a Brexit catch up – but its so depressing I almost can’t be bothered. And the whole charade is going to go on for months….we will return to that … Continue reading The BBC and Brexit
This weeks Quantum looks at knife crime, The Birmingham school anti LGBT indoctrination protest; A chilling case of State abuse from Canada; Staying with Canada we look at the potential downfall of Justin Trudeau Jordan Peterson had this extraordinary appearance on Q and A in Australia – Transgender athletes – Sharon Davies – spoke out about the unfairness to women. Meanwhile Twitter banned Suzanne … Continue reading Quantum 32 – Knife Crime; Justin Trudeau; Jordan Peterson in Australia; KFC in China; Sharon Davies›; Birthstrike; Andre Previn
That Hideous Strength – Part 3 – Barbarians Through the Gates – The Destruction of the Family AS we continue our review and summary of Melvin Tinker’s That Hideous Strength: How the West was Lost, this week we come on to chapter 5 where Tinker argues that the purpose of Cultural Marxism is to destroy the family. “Equality is never going to be enough: what is needed … Continue reading That Hideous Strength – Part 3 – Barbarians Through the Gates – The Destruction of the Family
There was a meeting going on in England this past couple of days, which I believe is of enormous significance to the future of the UK. There were probably some underlying tensions, as there always are when sinful human beings gather together, but overall the message was positive, challenging and encouraging. And it had nothing to do with Brexit. The FIEC leaders conference took … Continue reading FIEC Leaders Conference – A Significant Event for the UK
Last Sunday morning we looked at some ‘meat’…the Golden Chain of Romans 8:28-30 including the subject of predestination! As you can imagine lots of questions afterwards…here is the whole service…you can get the sermon only from the St Peters website. In my view it is so practical and helpful for Christians to grasp this – indeed, as in my own case, it is life changing. … Continue reading The Golden Chain (Romans 8:28-30), Predestination; Matthew 1; Monday Message and St Pauls
The Joy of Edinburgh Uni I had a great time at Uni. In between sports, friends, student politics and CU I even found time to do some history. It was all a great education. And it was free. And as a farmworkers son I even got a maintenance grant. I well remember the first time I queued up after registration to get my £500 cheque. … Continue reading The Best Laid Plans….The Crisis in Scottish Higher Education.