The Good and the Bad

While cycling home from work this evening through the early-evening darkness, an entire family walked out in front of me. The family comprised of two adults in warm coats, followed by a rag-tag train of small witches, zombies, and superheroes. Ah yes - of course - it's Halloween. Along the way I passed many other …

Unbeliever

There was a knock at the door a few moments ago. A rather loud and confident knock. I made my way to the door, wondering if it might be the little boy that lives across the way, hoping to play football with our children. I would have to tell him that they had gone out …

Keep Taking the Tablets

Our eldest daughter has been in the wars - and that's something of an understatement. For the last two weeks she has been fighting tonisllitis, and losing. She went through one course of antibiotics and appeared to be on the mend - but then the virus returned, and she hasn't eaten all this week.

Lack of Belief

A friend challenged my apparent lack of faith earlier this evening, causing me to really think about my opposition to “faith”. It’s worth pointing out that I have no problem with people believing whatever they want to believe - as long as they respect my freedom not to share their belief.In the process of thinking …

Opening a Can of Worms

Somebody I have known for quite some time, and respect enormously has requested repeatedly over the last few months for me to expand on some of the subjects I typically try to avoid in the blog.I guess the elephant in the room is always going to be my lack of belief in any of the organised religions, …

Lacking Belief

I was going to title this post “I don’t believe in anything, and I’m fine with that”, but it seemed a bit long.It's already 1:30pm. After working straight through lunch yet again, I'm trying to force myself to stop for a while. Writing a few words into a forgettable blog post should at least stop …