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?

Fixing Brexit

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This is not a pastoral or a theological article.  Rather, from time to time I like to try and deal with current affairs, just to model thinking things through. I don’t think there are right and wrong answers for Christians. The point is more that on these things we are free to have opinions and… Continue reading Fixing Brexit

Learning the Wrong Lessons: Lies damned Lies and Statistics

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Every day brings more news about new coronavirus cases and a rising death toll.  The figures are put under intense scrutiny. Questions being asked are Is the rate of infection increasing or slowing? Is the figure accurate, does it confuse those who die from an illness with those who die with?  Does it include all… Continue reading Learning the Wrong Lessons: Lies damned Lies and Statistics