Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Potomac two-step

On receiving an e-mail from a correspondent in Belgium this morning, I was reminded of a film I once saw of Harrison Ford with a fictitious American President. The President reminds Ford about the realities of Washington politics and the … Continue reading

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Another response to my brother priest

As promised, since I am well advanced with my translation orders that have to be delivered tomorrow. I have done about 26,000 words in only four days, but with the help of automatic translation – a very good and intuitive … Continue reading

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Some Trumpish Levity

I really do try to stay off politics on this blog, but I found this amazing cartoon on Facebook. The political correctness obviously refers to the notion expressed by Orwell in Nineteen Eighty-Four, whereby conformity to an ideology takes precedence … Continue reading

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Fr Jonathan Munn begins the year with a bang!

Sorry for the corny title! Fr Jonathan has reached the end of his tether with Facebook. That is something I fully understand, though I have learned to use Facebook with great care and understanding it as a place for special … Continue reading

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In these early days of 2018

I belatedly wish my readers a happy New Year. The Christmas Octave is over and we celebrate the octaves of St John, the Holy innocents, and then the Vigil of the Epiphany with the octave of St Thomas of Canterbury. … Continue reading

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