Blair memoir fails to ‘do God’

I was looking forward to this book to find out what made Tony Blair ‘tick.’ Maybe I should have known better, some will say, but I did my best to remain open minded. As a barrister, this book represents Blair’s testimony, therefore he can expect to be judged by it – his own words – […]

Writing Lessons

I read an interesting Op-Ed in the NYT today by John Grisham about how he became a writer – Boxers, Briefs and Books. He gave me, an aspiring writer, some comfort. It is hard work. I was glad to read this and that he still finds it difficult. For some reason, it is always tempting […]

Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas is a great read and hard to put down. I love biographies about great people. Bonhoeffer is a hero of mine and was someone who truely saw the value of the church, as it should be. The book begins with an interesting story about a memorial service […]