Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
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I saw the new Bond movie at the weekend. Nothing like it to make me proud to be English. After all, it just couldn't be done by, say, the Welsh. `The name's ap-Llymrys Jones, Gwynfor ap-Llymrys Jones...
I saw the new Bond movie at the weekend. Nothing like it to make me proud to be English. After all, it just couldn't be done by, say, the Welsh. `The name's ap-Llymrys Jones, Gwynfor ap-Llymrys Jones...
For those interested, Ian Glover sent me the actual text about the Scottish minister who was so ungrateful: Letter addressed to Rev Robert [?], Kirkintilloch, by [ Rev ] Finlay Stewart November 9 th...
For those interested, Ian Glover sent me the actual text about the Scottish minister who was so ungrateful: Letter addressed to Rev Robert [?], Kirkintilloch, by [ Rev ] Finlay Stewart November 9 th...
Given the question on the blog, I'm reminded of an anecdote my good pal, Rev Ian Glover, told me recently. When doing archival work in Edinburgh, he came across one Scottish minister (whether 18th or...
Given the question on the blog, I'm reminded of an anecdote my good pal, Rev Ian Glover, told me recently. When doing archival work in Edinburgh, he came across one Scottish minister (whether 18th or...
Cards on the table -- like Derek, I know Stephen Williams. He was my predecessor in the editorial chair at Themelios and, when I took over, memorably told me it was like `selling a second hand car to...
Cards on the table -- like Derek, I know Stephen Williams. He was my predecessor in the editorial chair at Themelios and, when I took over, memorably told me it was like `selling a second hand car to...
The Who played Philly on Saturday night. America may have the greatest rock poets in Dylan and The Boss, but England (Wales strangely absent, Del-Boy....) still has the greatest live rock band in the...
The Who played Philly on Saturday night. America may have the greatest rock poets in Dylan and The Boss, but England (Wales strangely absent, Del-Boy....) still has the greatest live rock band in the...
Terry Eagleton's review of Richard Dawkins' latest book is well worth a read, demonstrating that it isn't just orthodox Christians who struggle with RD's portrayal of religion. TE is one of the...
Terry Eagleton's review of Richard Dawkins' latest book is well worth a read, demonstrating that it isn't just orthodox Christians who struggle with RD's portrayal of religion. TE is one of the...
Absent from the blog for a few days, I missed Del Boy's question re. Weber. First, never heard of this Carl Maria character -- unless he was the guy who stood in for David Lee Roth when he left the...
Absent from the blog for a few days, I missed Del Boy's question re. Weber. First, never heard of this Carl Maria character -- unless he was the guy who stood in for David Lee Roth when he left the...