Tag Archives: politics

May 6th, 2010

Thursday is Scripture day at school

This afternoon Tom came home with a 1964 pre-metric Australian penny that he’d been given by his Scripture teacher for remembering the weekly Bible verse. I asked what the verse was and he quoted – Peter said “You are the messiah, son of the living God.” I asked if he thought that what the Bible […]

Nov 30th, 2009

Bye, bye November

It’s been fun, I’ve written 12 times as many posts as I did last month making it through my third NaBloPoMo with relative ease and, I think, only minor irritation to my family. We have 2 and a half weeks of school left for the kids, that’s only 12 days of primary school to go […]

Nov 27th, 2009

Friday Fragments and Linkfest No. 12

Hosted by Mrs4444. A tossed salad of bits and bobs from the week just gone with a touch of things to come for extra flavour. Be sure to pop over to Mrs4444’s place for other fragmentary offerings for today! 1. On Wednesday afternoon my 12 year old walked into the loungeroom , smiled at me […]

Nov 27th, 2009

More thoughts on Scripture in schools

I started to respond to comments on my previous post on the subject but it was getting kind of epic, so I thought I’d better chuck it all in a post of its own. This may be a little disjointed! (BTW, Scripture = Special Religious Education, or SRE, but no-one calls it that.) A couple […]

Feb 15th, 2009

Interview time

I’ve been a little slow with this one! Back at the end of January Liz at Eternal Lizdom invited her readers to request an interview from her, which I duly did. Shortly afterwards, her questions arrived in my inbox and I opened a draft post, began to write, got stuck and it’s been sitting there […]

Jan 24th, 2009

Political spectrum quiz

It’s a blog quiz so it must be true. My Political ViewsI am a left moderate social libertarianLeft: 7.28, Libertarian: 2.94Political Spectrum Quiz My Foreign Policy ViewsScore: -6.97Political Spectrum Quiz My Culture War StanceScore: -8.1Political Spectrum Quiz Actually I’m not arguing with these results, if I go to the original Political Compass site it shows […]