The Deletion of Faith

I was very pleased today to see the Google doodle commemorating the life and achievements of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, who lived from 1646 to 1684, and who in 1678 was the first woman in the world to receive a PhD from any university. I was less pleased to see no reference in the doodle to …

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Life

Gary Larsen is one of the greatest cartoonists ever. What a pity he actually retired when he said he was going to! I am hoping I may have a the same privilege sometime in the next five years. Life. It’s not really like that, thought it sometimes seems so. Julian of Norwich had it better, …

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Criminal Profiling Doesn’t Work

Impressed by Criminal Minds? Don’t be. It was great television, but criminal profiling doesn’t work. You might as well ask a psychic with a tea cosy on her head in a fairground tent. From time to time psychics and profilers make a lucky guess, and this is trumpeted to the media. But based in reality? …

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Wynford Wilde Author Website

I just finished the author website for Wynford Wilde. This is the place to go for news on upcoming adventures in the Jennifer Jones series, starting with Dark Turnings, which is now available for Kindle or in paperback. Describing myself as a best selling writer was just wishful thinking a week ago, but within three …

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Fast-moving Fantasy Adventure

My new book was released today, 5th of May 2017. I like it, but more importantly, people who have read it tell me they enjoyed it too. A fast-moving fantasy adventure for young adults. In the tradition of The Hobbit, it has the same moral heart as The lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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Fed Up With Facebook?

Visit Blissyoo. Don’t let Facebook decide what you see and what you can post. Blissyoo means no censorship of posts, freedom of speech, videos, music, groups, pages, news, and soon, revenue sharing. Visit, join, invite your friends.

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In the Heart of the Sea

I watched this tonight. Wow! What a great movie. The special effects are a bit cheesy in just a couple of places, but story and characters are compelling throughout. I loved it.

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