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? 😉
“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!
There are over 100 billion animals in the global food system and according to USDA data 99% of farmed animals live on factory farms. There really is no need for us to eat animals. Ark
Relaxing with the paper on a sunny Sunday morning. My father, from a few years ago. Ark.
Ark. Photo a Week Challenge: Nancy Merrill photography
Afghan maternity ward attackers ‘came to kill the mothers’ Words fail me. Ark
I think before long I shall have to start making marks on the wall of my office. Although I am not normally a gad about town sort of bloke the mere fact that I can’t even walk the dogs let alone go for a 20 minute jog is beginning to drive me a bit doolally, … More Lockdown … whatever day it is, and 3 of the best
Netflix recently imposed a ban on all new productions from featuring smoking, and a warning on all material that features tobacco. As I understand it,only where a case could be made on the grounds of artistic/historical reasons would a film/series featuring cigarettes be allowed to be aired. All future films made by Netflix will omit … More Up in Smoke …. ‘Dave’s not here, man!’
‘Ssssss …. Ems … I am your father!’ Prepped for surgery? No. Armed for shopping! I must admit this was no picnic. The boss and I ventured out this morning with a list as long as … as long as a list could be. Primarily grocery shopping and enough for a siege. My … More Lockdown – day 12
Some more best of the best …. etc Film; Kingdom of Heaven I’m a sucker for movies such as this. An epic historical drama set during the Crusades Book Eye of the Needle World War II spy drama. Follett’s first novel and still one of his best. Album: Wishbone Ash – Argus One of … More Lockdown – day 10