To All My Scottish Friends, I love you all. (I’m talking to you, James Palmer.) You brought us whisky, haggis and a sizeable helping of gumption. I observe that Scotland’s high proportion of Calvinists is, oddly, inversely proportional to the pervasive graciousness of Scots, albeit accompanied as it often is by a supreme level of self-confidence. … More To All My Scottish Friends
I’ve come up with a new word. It’s a word to describe everyone of us who shudders, balks, yea positively rails at the profound ignorance of Everyone Else who gives not a monkey’s whether the monkeys receive their due possessives or plurals. It’s a word for its time, when the intelligent distinction between the treatment … More Apostrophiles, arise!
I was going to put a simple note about some changes that might be coming to the way I run this blog/my webstuff generally, but of course my mind backtracked and I realised it might be good to just give some history as to why I started a blog in the first place and why … More About this blog, and things to come
Here’s a question: To what extent to we need to/can we say that we “have” money? I’ve been thinking about it and what with the rather obvious fleeting nature of riches (as our economy seems to be telling us at the moment), I’ve concluded that though I have earnt a lot of money, I don’t … More Interesting thought of the day
The problem when we read the Bible is, we want the answers to our questions to be handed us on a platter. The only thing handed over on a platter in the Bible is the head of John the Baptist. Ben Trigg.