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? 😉

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!

Up in Smoke …. ‘Dave’s not here, man!’

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!’