Looking for Utopia?  Seeking the Good of the City as apologetics

We seek the good of the city not because we believe that we can achieve utopia but exactly because we know that we will not.  What I mean by this is that some Christians have a confused and unhelpful view about the role of the church in public life and social action. Some people speak… Continue reading Looking for Utopia?  Seeking the Good of the City as apologetics

What next for Boris?

Yesterday evening, Boris Johnson survived a “No Confidence” vote from his own MPs by 211 votes to 148. This meant that 41% of his own MPs declared no confidence in him. However, in fact, he fare worse than that.  Between 160-170 MPs are on the government payroll as ministers/aides.  It’s possible that some of these… Continue reading What next for Boris?

How much do the politics of Eurovision really count?

So, for the first time in many years, the UK were serious contenders in the Eurovision song contest.  For much of the might, Great Britain were in fact the front runners, only to be pipped by Ukraine at the very last minute from the final popular vote. No more “nul points” – we nearly did… Continue reading How much do the politics of Eurovision really count?