When They Turn, They Turn….

Yesterday, JK Rowling released a statement with regards to the casting of Johnny Depp in the title role of the new film, The Crimes of Grindelwald. *sigh* Yet more publicity for her endless money-making scheme? But wait! What’s this? But…

Harry the monarchy wrecker

It began with this post: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5212609/Whitehall-fears-Trump-backlash-Obama-wedding-invite.html … to which I replied: Then some equally idiotic people replied about how bitter I was, why couldn’t the loving couple invite friends etc. I was about to go to town on them and…

Merry Christmas

Just had a look at what we posted last Christmas – we posted nothing. During this year though, the issue of Christmas has been politicized out there and as we at OoL are bloodyminded, and as this is a political…

Compassion

There’s an underlying theme at this blog of not being overtly religious and it’s pretty obvious we’re political animals and it’s as a political animal that I am angered by this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5209723/Family-ordered-remove-Jesus-display-neighbor-say-offensive.html There’s no doubt they went OTT with the…

Tomorrow will be my Dancing Day!

If you believe that Christ was born in Bethlehem some two millenia ago, if you believe that He was and Is the Saviour of the world, tomorrow is the day set aside to welcome Him to his birthday. Whether you…

The Spell Of Filthy Lucre…

I was pleased when my seven-year-old son went Harry Potter crazy. Having never read to himself before, he was suddenly racing through book after book, his bedside light on late into the night. Never read anything before? Hmmm. Really? I’d…

How long must this go on for?

These three stories say everything one needs to know. 1. Melbourne today: Police declared the incident ‘a deliberate act,’ but did not offer a motive and said the two bearded men in the SUV were yet to be charged. 2.…

“Wait, No, Not Us! We’re Artists, Dahlink!!”

It is, I think, a measure of the current atmosphere that so uncontroversial a move – the production has been touring since September, and the play, with its wild, working-class teenage heroines, has been loved and admired ever since Stafford-Clark…

If Isaac understood, why don’t we?

If a body,  or indeed a railway train is travelling at speed, there are only two forces acting upon it; the engine’s torque, diverted through gears to the driving wheels providing the forwards motion, and inertia, which is the force…