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Breaking the Law: Our Spies

James Bond The concept of a secret agent having a “licence to kill” was not created out of thin air by Ian Fleming after WWII. And 007 was not the first either. (There were obviously six other agents before him.) … Continue reading

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A Humble Perspective

Spirits That Come For A Human Experience This is the 2007 follow-up book to Jamie Best’s Fountain booklet, The Naked Heart. When I contacted Jamie via Facebook in August, he told me about it. He offered to let me read a … Continue reading

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The Illuminati

  Angels & Demons Although Ron Howard’s filmed version of Dan Brown’s book follows The Da Vinci Code his book actually precedes it. I’m not sure if Dan Brown has something against the Roman Catholic Church or whether its need for secrecy … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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The Machine Stops…

Written in 1909 I want this fact to sink in: 109 years ago, E.M. Forster sat down to write a science fiction short story. In it he envisioned a world of people living underground after ‘something’ makes living above ground … Continue reading

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Betty Shine: We All Shine On…

…like the moon and the stars and the sun Three nights ago, I had a dream in which someone wanted to prove what I was really about. He asked me to meet with Betty Shine and pay her £10 for … Continue reading

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Good Friday?

It’s that time of year again Rebirth of nature. Spring. Easter. Renewal of life. Resurrection. But, in order for new life to begin, an old life must die. That’s nature’s way. Somewhere along the way, the agony of crucifixion was … Continue reading

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