Category: Random stuff
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
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 […]
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
Dipping into a bit of experimental French cinema
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)
Monty Python suggests Jesus’ stable wasn’t the first one visited by the 3 Wise Men
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.
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!