In the film ‘Grand Canyon’ , a lawyer driving a flashy BMW meets a diversion on a motorway. Turning off, he is loses his way, driving into an urban wasteland of ruined buildings,
Often when I write for a local magazine, I write about a film, a book, a TV program, or something in the news. I write as a minister, and I write about these things because I care about them and I believe that in every aspect of our human lives,
This week, I will be off for my annual retreat. I shall be going to North Wales, to Gladstone’s Library. This wonderful place is in the tiny village of Hawarden,
Food is one of my great pleasures in life – whether it is a simple supper of fish cooked with some butter, lemon and herbs, and served with new potatoes and garden veg,
Wilko Johnson, vintage rock guitarist of pre-punk Dr Feelgood recently had a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Rather than resigning himself to this, Wilko has recently teamed up with Roger Daltrey of the Who to produce what many rate as his best album to date.
Gershwin’s song from ‘Porgy and Bess’ expressed humorous disbelief about the Bible – at least when some stories are read too literally. The opera was written after World War One,