Monthly Archives: June 2016

Now is the time for all good folk to come to the aid of the party.

I have disavowed political parties for some years now. I have said, and I still think, that I can never become a political party member. I know the limits of my patience, and I find that being a member of … Continue reading

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Anger and Xenophobia in the land of lost content.

Originally posted on frpip:
The way I react to problems is that I think I remain pretty cool headed and then, when things calm down a bit, I go to pieces. Probably it’s more like channeling all my angst into…

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Anger and Xenophobia in the land of lost content.

The way I react to problems is that I think I remain pretty cool headed and then, when things calm down a bit, I go to pieces. Probably it’s more like channeling all my angst into control-freaking intellectual analysis, and … Continue reading

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Policing our borders. A sermon on St Paul.

Sermon preached this morning, Sunday 26th, concerning the Breferendum, and other events which I hadn’t mentioned last week because we were at a joint service in another church. So a lot’s happened since we last met. Or at least since … Continue reading

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It’s going to be messy. Scottish Independence, David Cameron, Corbyn, Immigration and post-fact politics.

You wait ages for a blog post, and two come along in ten minutes, eh? I type when I’m nervous. So here are first thoughts, on what will prove to be a messy few months.  Immigration is truly a problem, … Continue reading

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Dear Brexiteer. What we need you to do now.

So well done, first of all. You listened to the arguments, the same ones I listened to. You heard all the same information I did, you listened to the same debates that I did, but you voted to leave. And … Continue reading

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IT FELT DIFFERENT THIS TIME. Thoughts on the Referendum.

Last time it felt a lot more hectic than this. It felt more personal. It certainly felt more ever-present. The Scottish referendum energised people politically far more than I have known it in my lifetime –and not always in a … Continue reading

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