• Archive: May 2008

I Am Iron Man.

May 23

So those of you who read my blog regularly may be starting to realise that I am a bit of a fan of Marvel comics.  I would say that it is a bit of a throw over from childhood but that would denigrate the whole comic book experience.  Some of the best social commentary of

Hulk Smash!!

May 23

The trailer for the new Incredible Hulk movie is out and worryingly I am looking forward to it.  I have to say that the 2003 Ang Lee film left me feeling more than a little let down.  The promises in the press left the film with a lot to live up to.  The rhetoric of

Emerging Cities

May 20

Interesting comments by Sir John Sorrell about our attitudes towards the environment.  It would seem to resonate quite strongly with the ethos of the Emerging Church. Some people think that cutting carbon means denying ourselves the things that make life enjoyable – no shopping, no fun – but I see it differently. Tackling climate change

Big Brother is Watching You

May 20

Kester at Signs of Emergence: The Complex Christ has spotted a rather worrying article in The Times about the UK goverment ‘tapping every phone call and intercepting every email and monitor every page view’.  Check out the BBC article.  Looks like George Orwell was right.

Ancient and Modern

May 20

It always surprises me when the traditional church does something sensible and modern.  Here is a site called church finder that will take your post code and point you in the direction of a church and the events going on in it!

Spirited Exchanges UK

May 20

I have stumbled across a group called Spirited Exchanges UK that aims to develop “links for people with a shared interest in spiritual journeys on the edge of or outside churches and other religious groups, and the issues this raises”. The group has developed out of a group in New Zealand.  By recognising that faith and spirituality are not

The Boro Savage Man City

May 12

For some reason this didn’t even make it into BBC news this morning.  Yesterday I went to the Riverside and watched the finest team in football the world has ever seen savagely rip apart Manchester City with a whopping 8-1 victory!!  So badly beaten were the Svenians that the city goalie Andreas Isaksson took his