Unless you live in a cave, you are probably well aware that the US elections are on next Tuesday, which means that we should have some relief from US politics […]
To cite in one context something said by another person in another context is, in fact, to say something new.
No eye glasses to conceal, jewels to adorn, cloth to cover, crown to exalt. Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Mona Lisa offers just a woman’s simple, direct eye-contact. Her eyes face […]
“I’m just a holy fool, oh baby he’s so cruel, but I’m still in love with Judas, baby.” Lady Gaga’s recent single, Judas, immerses her in deep religious imagery, and, […]
Once upon a time, there was a village at the foot of the mountain. Many years before, people settled there. It seemed a nice enough spot. Its soil was rather […]
I’m not often asked about my views on abortion, but an article on 7th October written by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown for The Independent newspaper* prompted me to post some of my […]
Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code sold millions of copies a few years ago with a riveting subplot: the Church manipulated the biblical accounts of Jesus’ life after a few […]