Tag Archives: Humour

Principles of Law

In England, everything is permitted except what is forbidden. In Germany, everything is forbidden except what is permitted. In France, everything is allowed, even what is prohibited. In the USSR, everything is prohibited, even what is permitted. Winston Churchill

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Dave Allen on the Creation

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Rev Dr Peter Mullen

I have just discovered this witty and humorous blog by Rev Dr Peter Mullen – All Things Considered.

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Pius V

The Roman rite today celebrates the feast of Pius V, a great favourite of traditionalists. In his honour as Grand Inquisitor before he was elected to the Papacy, I give you the immortal sketch of Monty Python.

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The Lighter Romantia

I ought to mention in all seriousness that the kind of Romanticism I have written about is not connected with a subject on which I have written in my lighter moments. One such article is The Invisible Empire of Romantia. The … Continue reading

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We can’t all be perfect!

I thought this is wonderful, from our diocesan website. Bishop Damien Mead does a lot of work for autistic kids. I love the way he does so without patronising! So he came up with this idea. He and some of … Continue reading

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UKIP Shipping Forecast

I got the link for this on one of my sailing e-mail groups. I don’t discuss politics very much on this blog, but this is hilarious. UK Independence Party Shipping Forecast Trouble on the high seas… This site goes on … Continue reading

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Reno Erat Rudolphus, Nasum Rubrum Habebat

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer was written in the twelfth century by a monk of the Abbey of Melk. Or was it? Your guess is as good as mine. I found it on Facebook.

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Die Schnupfmaschine

It’s a long time since I tried snuff. There’s a factory in my home town of Kendal in the north-west of England that makes the stuff. Samuel Gawith is still in business and they do a wide range of different … Continue reading

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Evolution?

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