9th September 2019 Brothers and Sisters, It seems strange writing a letter ‘from Australia’ when I am sitting in my room in the Alder Lodge Guest House in Lerwick (a guest house by the way that I would highly recommend!). There are not many places that are as far away from Sydney as Shetland. The contrasts are also great. Sydney is on the Western edge … Continue reading Shetland – Letter from Australia 6
(This weeks article in Christian Today – you can read the original here) What can the Church do about Brexit? (Photo: Reuters) Returning to the UK to speak at the Shetland Bible conference has been an encouraging and depressing experience. The encouragement comes from the many faithful Christians in this beautiful most northerly part of the United Kingdom. The discouragement comes from the collective hysteria … Continue reading What can the Church do about Brexit?
Quantum 58 This is probably my favourite Quantum so far….the producer has done a great job! It’s also the first I have done from Shetland…so we start with this.. We look at the election result in Shetland and the resultant political spin. Police in Scotland are to become policepersons and wear ‘gender neutral’ uniforms. The police in Scotland are becoming a PC laughing stock. … Continue reading Quantum 58 – The one with Shetland, PolicePersons; Brexit; Hong Kong; Argentina; Ebola; Vicars ‘marry’; Gay Gene Theory; Chick-Fil-A; Female Engineers; Brendan O’Neill; Gervais; Stormzy and Ed
LISTEN HERE https://theweeflea.podbean.com/mf/play/dsvtpe/Quantum_12_final.mp3 1) Andrew Brunson – https://www.facebook.com/FoxNews/videos/vb.15704546335/685752688463078/?type=2&theater 2) Ashers. https://www.christiantoday.com/article/ashers-bakery-the-500k-cost-of-this-supreme-court-case-isnt-the-only-price-to-pay/130666.htm 3) Is Socialism the only way to beat climate change – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0000pwx 4) University declines Rememberance Service – https://metro.co.uk/2018/10/12/cambridge-students-reject-remembrance-day-as-imperialist-propaganda-8030829/ 5) Bavarian Elections – https://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/bavarian-voters-punish-merkel-allies/news-story/e29776e0710b0a1477df10c0aa54e971?utm_source=The%20Australian&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_content=TodaySHeadlines 6) More hate crimes – https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/review-of-uk-hate-crime-law-to-consider-misogyny-and-ageism/ar-BBOqZxe?li=BBoPWjQ&ocid=mailsignout https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/oct/16/review-of-uk-hate-law-to-consider-misogyny-and-ageism?CMP=share_btn_tw 7) The Decline of the Church of Scotland – https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0000q1f Quantum 11 | The Wee Flea Podcast – CAP; Grievance Studies; The Tartan Taliban; Children’s Gay Love Letters; Rev.Peter … Continue reading Quantum 12 – Andrew Brunson; Ashers; Socialism and Climate Change; Cambridge Uni; Bavarian Elections; Hate Crime; The Church of Scotland in Shetland