The season of the colour purple

I cannot claim to be the most disciplined reader, or indeed to be particularly widely read. However, when I do read I enjoy the experience of both fiction and non-fiction, of being guided through someone else’s heart and mind, of being a passenger and enjoying the journey of words and events, of being awakened to a greater knowledge. Continue reading “The season of the colour purple”

Calling Jesus names

In the sphere of party politics name-calling has become a recognised form of banter between opponents and observers. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has not escaped this week following his Budget Statement. All experienced political campaigners will, at one time or another, have been described amusingly and always less favourably by a comic name.   Continue reading “Calling Jesus names”