From the daily archives:

Thursday, December 16, 2010

#31: 1930, Blind Willie Johnson, John The Revelator

December 16, 2010

I’m firmly in the Hitchins/Dawkins camp when it comes to the great sky fairy.  But there are certain works of art that even for me have a spirtual power that shake my atheistic certainties.  Bach’s St Matthew’s Passion, Leonardo’s Annunciation, Caravaggio’s Entombment of Christ etc On a much more primitive but equally powerful level is […]

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They haven’t even written it yet!?

December 16, 2010

As both Jackie South and I have written about recently the story of the FSA investigation of RBS would be funny if it wasn’t so outrageous.   You know the gist by now – RBS almost bring down the country’s banking system and need the tax payer to bail them out on an eye-watering scale and […]

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Vote ‘No’ For Progress

December 16, 2010

Ray North in his recent post on the ordinary Lib Dem voter suggested that a clear commitment from Ed Miliband to campaign for a ‘yes’ vote in next May’s AV referendum might be the way to woo disaffected Lib Dems in Labour’s direction.  I must say although I can see that this might impact on […]

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It’s a life of crime for me!

December 16, 2010

As I lay awake in bed last night wondering how to fund Christmas for the ever increasing North family I was suddenly struck by the answer – crime! Fair play to the coalition no one can say that they aren’t doing everything they can to encourage the world of crime. In the government spending review […]

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