Using Christian Language

By the time you read this, we will be well into the season of Lent, so called because of the […]

Valuing the Old Ways

Forty years ago, I spent my Sunday evenings listening to the Radio 1 Top 40 Chart Show.  It was by […]

On Violence

It will be old news by the time you read this, but as I write, the world is coming to […]


You may have come across “Chaos Theory”, and in particular its most famous illustration, the “Butterfly Effect.”  This suggests that […]

On Democracy

On 11th November 1947, Winston Churchill said, “Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this […]

The Night Before Christmas

In November this year, we have been encouraged to look back to the horrific events of the First World War […]

Real Hope

I was talking to someone recently when they suggested that they were a “glass-half-empty” person.  I think this commonly-used metaphor […]

Being a Sheep

I wonder what the weirdest insult you’ve ever received is.  I once saw a video of a young woman describing […]

Policy of Truth

It’s just time to pay the price for not listening to adviceand deciding in your youth on the policy of […]

Linking Christmas and Easter

As I write, Christmas has pretty much disappeared from view and Easter is just becoming visible in the distance.  This […]