12 Rules for Life – A Christian Perspective

A Review of Jordan Peterson’s latest book (I have been asked so much about my article Is Jordan Peterson the New Messiah? on  and the book that I decided to forego  The Great Deception – Part 1 for this week and write a full review of 12 Rules for Life, complete with quotes so that you can judge  for yourselves –  Peterson is not a preacher but there are … Continue reading 12 Rules for Life – A Christian Perspective

The Great Deception – Part 1

This is one of those books that is culture changing.   Written by Christopher Booker and Richard North, it is a detailed, well-researched and brilliantly argued book about the history of the European Union. It was first published in 2003 but this updated edition was released in 2016.  “A superb history of the EU and of Britain’s relationship with it…every MP, every senior civil servant, every … Continue reading The Great Deception – Part 1

Selfish Whining Monkeys – Part 2

Continuing some quotes from Rod Liddle’s Selfish Whining Monkeys – Part one here  14) The Uneducated Generation “children are not, in general, capable of making sensible decisions which impact upon their future. They make decisions based upon the here and now. They are not old enough to take the long-term view.” Page 89.  “The children – the students – emerge, as a consequence, with a … Continue reading Selfish Whining Monkeys – Part 2

Rod Liddle – Selfish Whining Monkeys.. A Review – Part 1

The subtitle of this book is how we ended up greedy, narcissistic and unhappy. It doesn’t sound cheerful reading! But it is absolutely brilliant. Liddle is a superb writer – humorous, observant, and biting. He does not write from a Christian perspective but there is much in here that I could resonate with.   One warning – one of the weak points about the book is … Continue reading Rod Liddle – Selfish Whining Monkeys.. A Review – Part 1

The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

The Saturday Review – 2nd December 2017  Each Saturday I hope to publish a ‘review’ page – looking at films, books and TV shows that I’ve read or seen. Anything that needs a more in depth analysis will get individual reviews. The purpose of these is to provide recommendations or as I always do, look at what these windows to our culture, tell us about … Continue reading The Saturday Review 1 – Murder on the Orient Express; BBC Vietnam War; From Reform to Renewal

Munich – Novel of the Year – Robert Harris

  Robert Harris is quite simply a brilliant writer. He combines the ability to tell a good yarn with fine writing and an eye for historical detail. I first read his Cicero trilogy – (which I will review later) – but it is his latest book, Munich that we look at here.   (Published by Penguin – 2017). This is a novel woven round the story … Continue reading Munich – Novel of the Year – Robert Harris

Is Darwinism Finished?

(This article first appeared here in Christian Today.    Already the Fundamentalist Darwinists have provided proof of paragraph 3 – the mockery, outrage and abuse have begun.   The apple of their idolatry has been touched!)  The book of Ecclesiastes tells us that ‘of making many books there is no end and much study wearies the body’ (12:12). As someone who reads many books every year … Continue reading Is Darwinism Finished?

Will Brexit Happen? The Truth about the EU…

The Truth about the EU and Brexit ‘from the very Heart of the EU.   A Review of ‘Adults in the Room’ (My Battle with Europe’s Deep Establishment) by Yanis Varoufakis. It is difficult to know where to begin with Brexit. The tribalism, fake news, propaganda, schaedenfreude, and hysteria continue to dominate the media here, and put most sane people of ever wanting to discuss … Continue reading Will Brexit Happen? The Truth about the EU…