"Peace on earth"? How, in God's name (quite literally) did the concept of 'peace' come to be associated with the birth of child? Anyone who's ever had a child will tell you that the quality of peace is not something you associate with the arrival of children! In fact the very opposite: not only are... Continue Reading →
Pope Francis puts ‘quit whining’ notice on his door – good for him
The Pope has put up a notice on the door to his private quarters telling all comers (presumably cardinals, Vatican staff and sundry religious people) that: 'Complaining is Forbidden... To become the best of yourself, you must focus on your own potential and not on your limits. So stop complaining and act to change your... Continue Reading →
‘Woman of Od’ or ‘funny vicar stories’
I am a 'woman of od'. Mainly this is because my mobile phone will currently not allow me to tap in the letter 'g'. If it doesn't sort out this (g)litch soon, I will have to (g)et a new one. So here, while I am a 'woman of Od' are some of the slightly more... Continue Reading →
How to write an essay
My mission, now I've chosen to accept it is to write 2,000 intelligent words on two passages from Romans. Here's my advice on how to write an essay: First, make yourself comfortable food: essay writing adds a whole new meaning to the phrase 'living hand to mouth' . Personally I find a large bag of popcorn is the ideal,... Continue Reading →
Cockerpoo Puppy Parade!
We have recently been in touch with the other owners of puppies from the same litter as our beloved Bobby dog. So here is a slideshow of Bobby and his brothers and sisters! The puppies are now 10 months old. Their dad was brown miniature poodle and their mum a black and white cocker spaniel. And what... Continue Reading →
Grumpy old woman? I hope not.
I recently found out that my Wii-fit age is 5 years younger than my actual age and a whole ten years younger than David's Wii-fit age. Ha, ha! Ha ha! That makes me feel really smug. Sweet revenge for the fact that his 'Brain Training Age' is alot younger than mine. But how old am... Continue Reading →
The ‘God’ Particle
My alarm clock radio woke me this morning with the news that scientists would today be attempting to re-create conditions at the start of the universe. Hmm, human beings re-enacting the ‘big bang’? Sounds pretty dodgy to me, let’s hope they know what they are doing. What if they end up with a whole new... Continue Reading →
What Religion is Your Bra?
A man walked into the ladies lingerie department of a large store. Shyly walking up to the woman behind the counter, he said, 'I'd like to buy a bra for my wife. ' ' What type of bra?' asked the clerk. 'Type?' inquires the man, 'There's more than one type?'' "Look around", said the saleslady,... Continue Reading →