Some Thoughts On Relating to People with Dementia (in a philosophically complex way with little scientific rigour & research)

Photo by Daniel Watson on Pexels.com Throughout my experience working in various dementia-specific units, I have been perplexed as to how some people remember things about me. What they don't remember about me is my name, or where I come from. But they do remember my face and rituals in relating that we go through.... Continue Reading →

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Singing Scripture

“This knitting of song into our bodies is why memorization of Scripture through song is often so effective. Song soaks into the very core of our being, which is why music is an important constitutive element of our identity.” James K. A.  Smith

No fresh thoughts on Singleness

Some friends of mine recently encouraged me to write some thoughts on my experience of 'singleness'. Much of what I write may appear cynical, but these are earnest thoughts. It comes from a place of great failure, but also of great joy. The greatest prize is God himself. No person can be more than that and... Continue Reading →

Philosophia

' There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.' William Shakespeare, Hamlet

The Meg (2018)

I was about 7 or 8 years old when I read the original Steve Alten novel, Meg. I was in love with films and books about creatures eating people, like Jaws or Aliens, et al. Thus we finally have The Meg, an adaptation that is 20 years in the making. And it's awful. The Meg is... Continue Reading →

Ant-Man and the Wasp

History's 'what if' in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the 'what-if' of Edgar Wright's version of Ant-Man. Peyton Reed stepped in at the last minute to direct with some script doctoring with Paul Rudd (who plays Scott Lang). This new film, Ant-Man and the Wasp, is entirely of the creativity of Peyton Reed, Rudd and... Continue Reading →

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