Tag Archives: Personal life

The Nemo Syndrome

I have occasionally written about Jules Verne’s epic novel Vingt Mille Lieues sous les Mers (Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea). Seeing the 1954 Walt Disney film with James Mason and Paul Luka was perhaps the greatest turning point in … Continue reading

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Another Anniversary

I celebrate the fourth anniversary of my reception into the Anglican Catholic Church, Diocese of the United Kingdom. Here is the blog post of the time Received into the Anglican Catholic Church. It is quite a shock to see my hair … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Years Ago

It was on the feast of St Benedict 1992 that I was ordained a subdeacon by Cardinal Alfons Stickler. The ceremony took place in the chapel of the Institute of Christ the King seminary at Gricigliano, and this photo was … Continue reading

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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?

Here is a very poignant article by Fr Ray Blake in England – My God, my God why have you forsaken me? When I was in Rome (1985-86) at the Nepomucene College, there was a priest who had been tortured … Continue reading

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Aspie Corner

I have just put up a permanent page on this blog – Aspie Corner. It is designed to function like the “Orthodox Blow-Out Department”, though I would hope for more irenic and reflective comments. If you wish to comment, please … Continue reading

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Practical Ideas

I sometimes look at unorthodox ideas of the finer points of life in the New Age tendency. I think a lot of it is bollocks, but I do discern some things that are a good idea for those of us … Continue reading

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Intimations of Aspiedom

I have been hesitating about writing another posting on Aspergers Syndrome (high functioning autism). What I have already written has attracted different reactions. One has been someone who seemed to be sick and tired of the subject and that all … Continue reading

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