Rumpole Rests his Case
Most readers, I imagine, turn to the printed word for escape, relaxation, fun.
Me? I’m up to my ears in newspaper columns, academic papers and social science. It’s not as though I don’t enjoy a good yarn and a belly laugh, though. Continue reading →
The Screwtape Letters
Sin. What a quaint term. No one cares about sin anymore, do they?
Maybe they do. It’s hard to imagine that a trilogy about a lion and a piece of furniture is solely responsible for most of the works of a long-dead author still being available in Continue reading →
The End of the Battle
My tombstone was going to read, “Never Tweeted. Never Texted. Never Wrote a Blog. He was a Human Being.” Having failed on all three fronts there’s no alternative but the former front-runner: “Never Saw Star Wars.“
That didn’t keep me from seeing the rest of the original trilogy. I’m just not a lunatic completist, even if that means Continue reading →