Daily Archives

January 16, 2021
January 30, 2021

Hate Speech

Hate Speech                    Word on the Week                    30th January 2021. One of the less endearing things the internet has provided us with is a platform for hate speech.   It provides the opportunity to release your evilest thoughts against your current pet hate with nothing to restrain you. Of course the internet or more specifically the social […]

January 23, 2021

Psalm 91

Psalm 91                          Word on the Week                     23rd January 2021. A long time reader of this blog drew my attention this week to Psalm 91.   It has a relevance to today that is unmissable.   My correspondent said it brought him solace which indeed it must have done for Israel when it was first written.   The first […]

January 16, 2021

The Jab

The Jag                            Word on the Week                     16th January 2021. This has been a week where the rising tide of Covid cases was met with the first large scale vaccinations which are to grant immunity to the recipient.   The hope of the scientists is that it will turn the tide and eventually see off the virus. […]

January 9, 2021


Governance                                Word on the Week          9th January 2021. It only happened once.   I was invited to allow my name to go forward to become a town counsellor!   It’s not that I had ever been conspicuous in local politics, quite the opposite, and so took refuge in St Paul’s advice to his young prodigy […]

January 2, 2021

Happy New Lockdown

‘Happy New Lockdown’             Word on the Week          2nd January 2021. Welcome to the Republic of Covid.   You don’t want to be here?   Sadly, you have no choice.   If you are a citizen of earth, then you are included.   This is a fact which we need to understand.    2021 has picked up where 2020 left off […]