Monthly Archives: January 2011

Introduction to Islam (Part 1 of 5: Muhammad)

This is one of the many blog entries I was halfway through before being distracted by something shiny… I started preparing this series of entries around the time of the media storm from the “Burn a Qur’an Day“. I was … Continue reading

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8% Checkup

It’s hard to believe, but January is already basically over. That’s 8% of the year gone already! This means it’s time to check up on my New Year’s Resolutions and see how I’ve done so far… (told you I take … Continue reading

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What do you mean, I don’t communicate good?

One of the charges I’ve had leveled at me in the past is that I’m not a very open person and that I’m not very good at communicating what I’m thinking. Now, I personally don’t think this is true, but … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Fr Ted

For today, I thought I’d share a clip from a show that doesn’t really seem to have made an impression over here in the USA.  So here’s a little bit of classic comedy from the 90’s, “Father Ted”: (You’ll have … Continue reading

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Knowing God’s will

It has been said that it’s easier to preach a hundred sermons rather than to live one out. Equally, I’ve found that, more often than not, the advice we freely hand out to friends, family and even strangers is usually the … Continue reading

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Friday Frivolity: Maccabees Style

I originally had something else planned for  this week’s Friday Frivolity, but I just got sent this video and just had to share.  If you’ve ever struggled through the books of 1st and 2nd Maccabees, do not worry! Now it … Continue reading

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Advice from an insomniac

As some of you know, I occasionally have a real issue with insomnia. It first became a real problem in my final year of University.  However, it was shortly after leaving University that it really started to become a regular … Continue reading

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