I am doing my favourite trick at the moment: reading, blogging, watching India (147/6) bat on Channel 9, and listening to the ABC commentary on ABC Local. This last fifteen minutes Prime Minister Rudd has been guest commenting, not too badly either for a first effort… He has a really good manner in such informal situations.
Daily Archives: December 27, 2007
But they are both very good in their different ways.
Marcellous has gone way back in Ghosts of Christmas Past, a really good post. I was interested in this:
If you visit my Classified Links page (WordPress) under Faith and Philosophy you will find much that inspires or interests me these days. Among the items listed is Radical Faith and at the top you will discover Richard Holloway, "a retired Anglican bishop [of Scotland, who] has become known for his radically trenchant views on official Christendom." His Doubts and Loves and Godless Morality really do inspire me. Even Richard Dawkins looks on him fairly kindly.
At the end of Doubts and Loves Holloway cites Walt Whitman:
I also mentioned this yesterday. Since then I have applied it to all my bits and bobs on the Internet and the results are quite fascinating, especially the live map which shows within seconds who is reading what. The captures below were taken a few minutes back. They show something fairly typical: a constant stream going to the various English/ESL bits especially.
The person who turns out not to be the mystery spammer from Indonesia contributed this to my post on OzPolitics on the Bali Conference:
A compilation applauds UN Global Warming and Climate Change Conference 13th by UNFCCC at Bali, Indonesia 3-14 December 2007 (UNFCCC COP 13 – CMP 3, MOP/COP 3 events).