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Was 19th Century Christianity Corrupt as Hell?

Acts 5:41-42; “And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. 42 And daily in the temple, and in every house, they ceased not to teach and preach Jesus Christ.”

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John Taylor

Purple Pain and the Daring Doofus

Friends, like every other person taking up space on Planet Earth, I am devastated by the untimely death of Prince. Completely gutted and gobsmacked.  To paraphrase former MTV VJ Martha Quinn:   640 more words

1838-William West's Double beat valve and the scourge of cholera

Cholera was a dark shadow over Victorian British cities. Its cause was not grasped fully until after John Snow’s famous piece of cartography.  A cause that demanded the twin solutions of providing clean fresh water, and removing the sewage that contaminated it. 984 more words

William West

Young Guns - Ones and Zeros [Album Review]

In the past year, Young Guns have undergone an exciting rebirth, exploding back onto the British and American rock scene with the release of their third studio album, … 548 more words


Lean' s Reporter, John Taylor and some layers of history

History is never simple….the story of John Taylor’s involvement  in the ‘Cornish Duty Race’ is an example of the truth of this statement. I will resist the onion skin comparison, instead I will resort to the pile of stones image; lift up a stone of historical fact only to discover another one beneath. 1,104 more words

William West

I'm going to see Duran Duran! I'm going to see Duran Duran!!

I am starting off my new blog with a revised post I that wrote a few years ago on my other site, nomorewrestling. I only blogged there for a bit, then things kind of got in the way so I switched my writing focus to a Caring Bridge site (more on that later). 3,040 more words