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Cultivating Habits

“Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions.
Watch your actions for they become habits.
Watch your habits for they become your character.

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Growing Pains

The Last Empress and her successors

Empress MyeongSeong (명성황후)

Very few Westerners know about the Last Empress of Korea, Empress MyeongSeong (also known as Queen Min). She was, along with and in opposition to her arch enemy and father-in-law Regent Daewonkun, the de facto ruler of Korea in the late 19th Century. 1,245 more words


The Youtube clip I've been waiting for: Tony Martin doing Billy Bragg

This is the greatest bit from The Late Show. I’m glad someone’s finally uploaded it. Enjoy!

British History

Handbagged? I wasn't.

I was afraid that the ecstatic reviews for Handbagged at the Vaudeville Theatre may have been misleading, and in the event it was so. The performances were very fine, in the sense that the persons of Elizabeth Windsor and Margaret Thatcher were portrayed as lifelike characters. 160 more words


Conswpiracy Brews 4.19.14

If you like your coffee and your politics flavorful, served with a heaping dose of civility by a diverse group of interesting people from all parts of the political spectrum then you should be joining us every Saturday. 317 more words


David Cameron's Latest Bible

There has been a lot of reporting of David Cameron’s recent use of the Bible and his praise of Christianity. Nothing in what Cameron says is new in English political uses of the Bible, though Cameron’s emphasis has slightly changed. 1,097 more words

Bible And English Politics


My brother goes about with all these science pictures and nuggets on his phone.. ‘I just love tech guys’
That’s not the point anyway.

One of those nuggets reads: ‘brainy is the new sexy’ 135 more words

Margaret Thatcher