In case you didn’t know it, we’re at war. The enemy isn’t North Korea, Iran or Al Qaeda. In fact, the enemy isn’t even a human. It’s not the Martians, the Klingons or the Galactic Empire. No; the enemy is what your milk comes in. We – the enlightened West – have declared war on plastic.
I really enjoy cooking. It’s not that I’m especially good at it, but I enjoy experimenting, producing something a bit different and, hopefully, edible. One discovery that completely changed the way I cook was sea salt, first introduced to me in Paris by Jacques Rivron
I came across a quote from John Stott last week and it has really made me think. This is what he says:
It’s a wonderful thing when you look back over a year and struggle to whittle the highlights down to a shortlist!
I think it must be impossible not to love the Deep South! We had a fairly brief ten day holiday there, and here are some of the standout elements.
In church on Sunday evening, Ian MacLeod preached from John chapter 8 and verse 12, “I am the light of the world”. It’s a well-known verse, and one I’ve heard preached many times, but as Ian spoke something struck me: there’s a problem with the bible.
I made an unplanned day trip to Inverness today, sans better half, but she came up with the ingenious idea of ‘advising’ me before I left of some clothes I apparently need. So, obediently following orders, I found myself doing one of my absolute least favourite things: shopping for trousers. Jeans, to be precise. And, oh, the problems that caused…