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Hallowe’n 8… The War of the Worlds

PBS broadcast a new documentary about the Hallowe’en radio broadcast 75 years ago of The War of the Worlds. H.G.Wells wrote a good story, and the story of Orson Welles’ radio adaptation is a good story also. Was there really … Continue reading

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A Rough History of Disbelief… 2

Did you have time to read my blog last week, and watch the video by Jonathan Miller?  I have been thinking about it a lot, and about my decision to share my feelings and ideas more openly and deliberately.  It … Continue reading

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A Rough History of Disbelief… 1

I no longer attend any church, haven’t for many years now, but Sunday morning still feels like a time set apart from the rest of the week… a time for taking stock of my life, reading about religion, history and … Continue reading

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Papal Campaign

The Spectator ran an article from AP this afternoon that both popes had written to a famous Italian atheist, Odifreddi, in reply to his book which posed a series of polemical arguments about the Catholic faith, including the church’s sex … Continue reading

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The Speckled Band

“Do not fall asleep… your life may depend upon it.” Spoken with unhurried, calm assurance by the inimitable Jeremy Brett in his role as Sherlock Holmes. I have been watching Elementary, the latest take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories. … Continue reading

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Radio Drama!

I was twelve when my family bought their first TV. It was black and white, and we got four channels. Twenty-four hour television broadcasting, all day news and full-length feature films were not available..  A kids’ film…Tarzan or a western… … Continue reading

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Claire de Lune

Did you seen the blue moon last night?  Awesome.  There really is a “blue moon” behind the expression, “once in a blue moon”.  We had a clear humid sky and the effect was wonderful.  Read about it here.  ‘Blue Moon’ … Continue reading

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