• Archive: May 2011

Hadrian’s Wall

May 17

Hadrian’s Wall Originally uploaded by The Muffin Man One of the shots I took in the week after Easter. This was an interlude in the song writing camping fest!  It is taken with an ND 110 filter so it was about a minute of exposure on a tripod.  Just over the ridge is that tree

Accessibility, The Church and Apple

May 17

As soon as I clicked ‘publish’ with my last blog post the cogs started turning in my mind.  I have an iPhone (sorry @duttyo, it’s relevant to what I’m saying).  One of the first things my wife said about the whole Apple experience is “where are the instructions”?  There are two postage stamp pieces of paper that

The New Religious Movement – Apple

May 17

There is a programme on BBC3 tonight that the little anthropologist inside my head finds fascinating.  “BBC Three looks into ‘evangelical frenzy’ over Apple“.  I can’t work out whether this is tongue-in-cheek or whether the comparison is a startling revelation about the inner desire within society for religiosity.  Have Apple tapped into a marketing tool

Fresh Expressions and The Sacraments

May 16

The May edition of e-expressions has an interesting piece from Bishop Graham Cray about the place of communion within a Fresh Expression of Church.  He highlights the defining characteristics of a church as: One of the ways by which we can recognize whether something is church, is whether ‘the Word and the Sacraments’ are present. Scripture

The Mountain

May 12

Shot by TSO Photography   H/T AAvey This is amazing and really puts my time-lapse star trails effort last week to shame! O Lord, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Yonder is the sea, great and wide, creeping things innumerable are there, living

Prayers For Peace

May 10

H/T Mr Catolick There has been much discussion over the death of Osama Bin Laden.  For many it has opened the issue of war and raised questions about the appropriate Christian response to it.  For many there is a sense of vitriolic fervour surrounding the dispensation of justice to a known terrorist.  For others there is mourning