PEDANTS’ REVOLT

You’ve heard of the Peasants’ Revolt.  I give you the Pedants’ Revolt … (Miniature) The Peasants’ Revolt. Two groups of rebels meet outside London. They carry banners of England and St. George. Their leaders John Ball, on horseback, and Wat Tyler, standing left, are labelled ‘Jehan Balle’ and ‘Waultre le Tieulier’ respectively. Image taken from […]

DEAD CHUFFED

I’ve been pressganged by the powers-that-be in the diocese, to work with the group of deacons here.  I was very taken aback, as I’m still new and I’ve been keeping a very low profile – I prefer it that way!  So I was startled when the Archdeacon announced that I was to take it over […]

OF FURIOUS CHURCHES, A LOOSE CANON, AND THE POOR

I’ve blogged elsewhere https://godschool.wordpress.com/2014/02/20/the-bishops-poverty-and-the-letter-to-the-mirror/ and https://godschool.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/one-cross-bishop/  about the church’s angry response to the way that this government is driving poor people into destitution, and the way that it ducks moral responsibility by scapegoating a tiny minority. Grrr However, nobody puts it better than Giles Fraser, the ‘loose Canon’ who resigned from the staff at St […]