DAY 115: Both Sides Now

December 30th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

In a way, this is the moment that this blog has been waiting for all its short life: the chance to insert a news item celebrating the victory of  Palestinian teenage girls in mental arithmetic. (Think Lois Lane files a story in which Superman saves the word for a  feminist agenda.) Specifically: ‘A 14-year-old Palestinian girl » Read the rest of this entry «

DAY 114: Kjølig yule!

December 23rd, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

You’ll recognize this as ‘Cool Yule’ in some Scandinavian language. I got lost in Google Translate trying to get the maximum number of weird characters and not succeeding; but best wishes to you all, particularly » Read the rest of this entry «

DAY 113: Goodwill

December 19th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

At this time of peace and goodwill, Christians and other denominations are frantically trying to appear in a positive light in particular:

1. Jorge Mario Bergoglio; (Pope Francis to » Read the rest of this entry «

DAY 112: Porridge

December 11th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

 

Wading into ‘Porridge-gate’, (This surely deserves a picture of porridge, wading,

Lemno-SIXWading through a ‘porridge’ of silt in the Highlands

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DAY 111: In Peru?

December 5th, 2014 § 0 comments § permalink

If you are, my advice to you is to stay cheerful. (After all, you have the unbeatable landscape, the towering Andes, Machu Picchu, » Read the rest of this entry «