I’ve always believed, quite rightly, that the key characters of the original Star Wars trilogy were one of the films’ trump cards, as they are believable and life-like. But I’ve noticed something else about Han and Leia that is quite true, as well.Continue reading “In-crowd”
An observation I picked up being around strangers and acquaintances is that if you’re together in a group there can be an expectation to play for the team. But maybe I don’t want to.Continue reading “One for the team?”
Your strength holds the mountain up,
such is the power that wraps you;
you calm the clamour of the ocean,
the clamour of its waves.
The nations are in an uproar, in panic
those who live at the ends of the world,
as your miracles bring shouts of joy
to the portals of morning and evening.
You visit the earth and water it,
you load it with riches;
God’s rivers brim with water
to provide their grain.
[Psalm 65:6-9; Jerusalem Bible]
Roads should have been empty. It was not the apocalypse. It was Christmas Day. Twenty years ago the roads would have been empty. Why are roads filled, noisy? Has earth’s gravitational pull changed?