Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Keith Emerson Dies Aged 71

Rock legends from my youth are dropping like flies this year. This morning’s sad news is the passing of the legendary keyboardist Keith Emerson, of the innovative rock trio Emerson, Lake and Palmer. Young people will not have heard of them. This is because they were from the days when rock musicians could actually play…

David Bowie in Chile

David Bowie Dies

David Bowie provided the soundtrack for a large part of my formative years. I do not have to have liked his lifestyle to think that his music was genius. I will try to get round to a longer article later, and include my favorite Bowie song in that post. For now, here is my second…

Where Birds Eat Horses

Where Birds Eat Horses

The new book is finished and uploaded. The Grand Launch, including book signings, will be during the week beginning September 28th. However, the book will be available before then. A BBC documentary series showed a giant, extinct, supposedly carnivorous bird catching and eating a tiny alleged ancestor of the horse. “This is a world where…


Ten Shekels and a Shirt

This is a very important sermon, preached by Paris Reidhead. It is based on Judges 17. I think is is helpful for Christians to listen to this sermon, and it is one of a small number of classic sermons that I think everyone needs to hear.

Election 2015

Election 2015

Britain goes to the polls on Thursday May 7th 2015, in the most closely contested election ever, if the opinion polls are to be believed. So who should be elected? Unlike the United States, where only the 2 biggest parties seem to get members elected, Britain has a number of sizable alternative parties to the…