Birds, Cats and stuff

Green Woodhoopoe about to launch from the old gazebo frame. Photographed 18/9/2020 ”Contemplation” Benji. Watchful Fiscal Flycatcher. Little 2 Hiding from the sun under some corrugated sheeting. Weaver and Sunbird share some space. Chicken-proof Lettuce. Carrots! First success I’ve had growing these! Red Face Mousebird Too much Shiraz over lunch? 😉

Watch the birdy

We have two species of Mousebird that visit, the almost ubiquitous Speckled and this one, the Red Faced. The latter rarely makes an appearance. So infrequent are their visits that this is only the second time in 18 years I’ve seen  one, let alone managed a photograph. Made for a very pleasent morning! Ark.

Oh, for gods’ sake!

Over at the Weeflea ….. On a recent post about the failings of evangelical Christianity the Good Pastor was asked by one commenter by the name of Tim: I am curious David. Could you possibly summarise the problems the mistakes made by the Western church regarding evangelism? To which he offered a number of reasons, … More Oh, for gods’ sake!

Oh for gods’ sake!

“In the entire first century Jesus is not mentioned by a single Greek or Roman historian, religion scholar, politician, philosopher or poet. His name never occurs in a single inscription, and it is never found in a single piece of private correspondence. Zero! Zip references!” Bart Ehrman,  American New Testament scholar   Surely, one can … More Oh for gods’ sake!