Richard Hall Online

A Methodist Minister Blogging like it’s 2006

Category: Random stuff

  • Getting used to the taste

    Getting used to the taste

    I’ve never been a fussy eater, and over the years I’ve learned to enjoy almost every food that’s put in front of me. But there’s one thing I can never get used to…

  • A Personal Update

    A Personal Update

    I haven’t been very active here or on social media for several reasons, but mostly because for the last few weeks my mother has been in hospital. Getting to visit her is difficult because of the distance (she’s a two hour drive away) and emotionally I’m pretty strung out. If you’re a praying person and…

  • The Haircut

    The Haircut

    I can’t remember where I found this joke. It’s been on my hard drive for a while, but it still gives me a smile.

  • Film: La Jetée

    Film: La Jetée

    Dipping into a bit of experimental French cinema

  • Musings on Children’s TV

    Musings on Children’s TV

    I came across something on Mastodon earlier today that reminded me of the French TV series “The Flashing Blade”, a favourite of my early 70s childhood. The title song was stirring stuff, and though I don’t remember anything about the plotline I do remember being moved by it as a tale of loyalty and courage.…

  • Three Wise Men (before they got to Jesus)

    Three Wise Men (before they got to Jesus)

    Monty Python suggests Jesus’ stable wasn’t the first one visited by the 3 Wise Men

  • My favourite Richard Hall

    My favourite Richard Hall

    Richard Hall is a common enough name and there are plenty of us to choose from among the current crop. But my favourite can be found in Georgian England.

  • Happy Christmas

    Nadolig Llawen…Hristos se rodi…Feliz Navidad…Nollaig chridheil huibh…Maligayang Pasko…En frehlicher Grischtdaag…Gledelig Jul…Meri Kirihimete…Linksmu Kaledu…Buone Feste Natalizie…Nodlaig mhaith chugnat…Mele Kalikimaka ame Hauoli Makahiki Hou…Bo Nada…Zalig Kerstfeest…Hyvaa joulua…Gajan Kristnaskon…Zorionak eta Urte Berri On… However you say it, I wish you a very happy Christmas!

  • Trickle-down economics

    Trickle-down economics