Author Archives: mike


From ‘Mere Christianity’ by C.S. Lewis The Christian idea of marriage is based on Christ’s words that a man and wife are to be regarded as a single organism—for that is what the words ‘one flesh’ would be in modern English. And the Christians believe that when He said this He was not expressing a […]

software and culture – another brief exam prep distraction

The choices we make when we’re not choosing to choose and the things we think when we don’t think we are thinking are strongly driven by culture and are important indicators of the nature of that culture. One of the things that I am keenly aware of is that as various bits of software become […]

a one in a hundred and something year exam prep distraction

Brought to you at great personal expanse and with much skill and high tech equipment (bush-walking binoculars, white paper, clipboard, pegs, garden seat and mobile phone) here is my evidence that I witnessed briefly the transit of Venus (despite the weather) and lived to tell the tale. Click the image to see the full size […]