Nan asked. It would be easier to find a virgin in a bordello than getting an honest answer to a straightforward question from a Christian regarding evidence for their conversion. Therefore, I am going to try a slightly different approach. One of the problems is tangents. Tangentially speaking, that is, and, largely because of … More Oh, for gods sake! New Post. Just because …
Apparently, Ems reached for some CMC powder ( used in fondant icing) and got somewhat of a surprise upon seeing this little Miss Bert clinging to the side of the bottle! Up went the call from the studio, and Dad came running, camera in hand. Everyone popped by to ”ooh” and ”aaah”, and even the … More Not for Nan!!
While not the most productive year photo-wise there have been a few highlights. Here are some that, for a variety of reasons, I was particularly pleased with.
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Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven. 6:33 For the bread of God is he who comes down from heaven and gives life to the…
“Dress however you please. Call yourself whatever you like. Sleep with any consenting adult who’ll have you. Live your best life in peace and security. But force women out of their jobs for stating that sex is real?” JK Rowling tweeting after Judgment was handed down in the Maya Forstater tribunal. Not quite the … More ”Hey babe … take a walk on the wild side.”
Fury as primary school tells pupils to say ‘Baby Boy Jesus’ instead of ‘Lord Jesus’ while singing Away In A Manger so that pupils of all faiths can join in. I have to admit I smiled after I read this article. Of course, when I lived in the UK it would not have been … More The War on Christmas?
Updated slideshow of our feathered garden visitors. I have included some shots not featured before. Some shots are quite poor but a bird such as the Diederick Cuckoo I have only seen once and had to be content with simply photographing it Ark
Late afternoon and I heard the approach of the chickens. As they love to wander into my office, I got up to close the security gate and as I was about to pull it to I heard a call and looked up. Even from a distance I knew this was not a bird I had … More New Species!
We are down to the final two Swallowtail chrysalis and this morning as I sat at my computer, Catherine, who’s spending the day, pointed to the 5ltr water bottle on my desk and exclaimed: ”Look, Ark, there’s a butterfly in the bottle.” I hadn’t even noticed! And then there was one … Cindy has … More It fluttered by – through the eyes of a child.
While indulging in five minutes of semi-random article clicking on my Reader I came across something on a site called Christianity Today titled: Why the Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief role is invaluable I wonder, does a badge and a hat come with the job? You can read the article if you … More Religious freedom. Contradiction of terms?
Oxytate virens – elongated green crab spider A rare encounter indeed! Another deadly harmless crab spider! 🙂 This little one was among some of the fresh lemon tree leaves I retrieved for the Swallowtail caterpillars this morning. Ark.
The late great Ray Manzerek discusses the composition of the Doors classic Riders on the Storm And the finished product ….