Tag Archives: Romanticism

Catholics

I saw an article from Tony Equale’s Blog about the film Catholics (aka The Conflict) that was made in 1973 from a novel. My attention was first brought to this film when I went on a trip to the USA … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Watch out for the Hun in the Sun

I received a phone call late last night from someone I hadn’t heard from for almost thirty years. I was quite sure he was dead after so many years without the slightest trace anywhere. Some years ago, there was a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Take on Transcendentalism

This is something that has been going through my mind for a while, but I have felt inhibited by the idea of promoting yet another “label”, closing personal thoughts, feelings and aspirations into yet another conventional category. This is the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

American Church? English Church?

Another fine article from Fr Jonathan Munn: Can there any good thing come out of America? I have been four times to the USA: January 1998 to Maryland, June 2002 and a year later to Tennessee and in December 2003 … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Enthusiasm

Fr Jonathan has gone and fired up my mind again between getting my “hard bastard” week in my boat ready, rebuilding rotten french windows and biting the bullet with a 8,000-word job last night that I wasn’t counting on. I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

The dialogue of reconstruction continues

Pruning the Rose-tinted spectacles by Fr Jonathan Munn. I love the eloquence of his writing and his vast culture not only in the sciences and mathematics, but also in art and beauty. He quips at me for “cruelly” accusing him … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments