Day 7: in which I retire to a monastery (island)

I awoke with my usual early morning vigour and jumped in the shower. The thing had another box on the wall, which made a hell of a noise. Turns out it had a pump inside to give extra power, and it was certainly a powerful jet. Michael and his Mum were still setting out breakfast so I went for a brisk constitutional around McCraigs tower. A rabbit ignored me as it vandalised the gardens. I Continue reading Day 7: in which I retire to a monastery (island)

A defense for religious fundamentalists

Let us carry out a logical walkthrough of religious fundamentalists. First of all, allow us to eliminate from our equation such issues as politics, family grievances, etc. I am talking about proper “redneck” “you’re going to hell coz you ain’t going to ma church!” religion. True religion. The one where you have a book of laws and you obey those laws because otherwise You Are In Trouble With God. Which, let’s be frank, is “proper” Continue reading A defense for religious fundamentalists