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Deathbed Conversions and the Power of God's "Persistent, Patient Call"

The liturgical year concludes with prompts to consider the four last things, so during November I took up a little book on deathbed conversions and found that couldn’t put it down.  1,052 more words


Hammer Time

A while back I bought a sweet 1960s birdy tile by Ann Wynn Reeves (wife of Kenneth Clark) which works rather well next to a small reddish fat lava vase on our shelves (like this one but red). 342 more words


Denby Ode

Denby Ode

Denby Ode (glaze and pattern) was created by Glynn Colledge,  issued by Denby in 1961 and in production until about the late 1970’s. 219 more words


The Apollo Code Redundancy Speculation

About 12-15 years ago, some friends and I were discussing Moore’s Law, but from a slightly different angle. While we’ve enjoyed exponential increases in computer memory memory and storage space over the past couple of decades, we were nevertheless impressed by the programmers of the early personal computers. 1,759 more words


Molesey Amateur Regatta: Henley Minor

20 July 2017

Tim Koch has been upriver:

Famously, nostalgia is not what it used to be. Of course, few things are, and the annual Molesey Regatta, held a little way upstream of Molesey Boat Club, close to Hampton Court Palace, 12 miles south-west of Central London, is no exception. 1,368 more words

Another Part of the Wood

Clark, Kenneth. Another Part of the Wood: a Self Portrait. New York: Harper & Row, 1974.

Reason read: I am reading this in error. See BookLust Twist at bottom of review for explanation. 481 more words

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Book Review: David Jones: Engraver, Soldier, Painter, Poet by Thomas Dilworth review – tale of a troubled genius

I am only at page 118 of this marvellous book but happily Rachel Cooke has finished it already and written a fitting review which I c… 342 more words

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