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Feast of Ben Salmon (February 18)

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BENJAMIN JOSEPH SALMON (OCTOBER 15, 1889-FEBRUARY 15, 1932)

Roman Catholic Pacifist and Conscientious Objector… 918 more words

Saints Of The 1890s

Day 3 of #12Days of Christmas book game

On the third day of Christmas my true love sent to me
Three French Hens

Day 3 of the 12 Days of Christmas game and giveaway. 958 more words

Book Ends

Sedos - Candide

Being unfamiliar with Voltaire, clueless as to what an operetta was, being unable to think of Bernstein musical despite knowing his name, yet well aware of the quality of… 491 more words

London

The Pursuing God (Luke 15:1-7)

Many people imagine God to be a distant being – an inapproachable perfectionist who judges from afar. But is that really the God of the Bible? 63 more words

Media

An Essay on An Essay on Man by Alexander Pope |
The Rumpus

I wrote an epic response-poem to Alexander Pope’s An Essay on Man  8 more words

Monday Motivation: Lies, damned lies and pure fiction

I’ve accepted long since that there is no such thing as “objective” truth. Apart from the certainties of maths and science, it’s all a matter of perspective – and even science has for the past seventy or more years been talking more about probabilities than absolutes. 549 more words

Richard Beynon's Blog

Number of Things

A number of things been piling up
Painting by numbers is looking mighty rough
Thought I held reins of life in my hands
Turns out I’m just ‘nother confused mortal man… 314 more words

Poetry