Showing posts from 2017

The curious incident of lighting the Advent Wreath in the night-time

"Europe in crisis: which ‘new foundation’?" | A powerful and thought-provoking essay by Etienne Balibar 1 December 2017

An Advent Sunday meditation—The Messiah of the Kingdom of Peace, the Manticore or . . .?

A late autumn cycle up to Wandlebury, a walk around the park and along the Roman Road

“Firm ground is not available ground.”—A meditation upon two poems by A. R. Ammons

A genealogy of the sound of a liquid-cooled, V-12, 27-litre Rolls-Royce Merlin piston engine — A Remembrance Sunday meditation

Horace Lamb’s hydrodynamics and Rupert Brooke’s poetry—Encouraging the “two cultures” to meet and talk