Japanese toilets and friends

Once again, my apologies for the extended absence. However, news at this stage is good and my dad is making a good recovery. I’ll be heading back to Oz on Monday and picking up all the things I had to drop in such a hurry. For my students and clients, I’m...

Interrupted service

My apologies to anyone that might have been wondering where I’ve been lately. My father has fallen ill and I’ve had to hurry back to the UK. Hopefully he will be recovered soon and normal life can resume. I will try to update The Word periodically...

Our Superman, who art on Earth…

I went to see the new Superman movie yesterday, Superman Returns. I’m a big comic and superhero fan, as I’m sure you all realise by now. I won’t go into a review of the movie, as plenty of other people busy themselves with that kind of thing. However, whenever I watch...

Church signs #1

Do you remember me rattling on about church signs recently and how I find them both infuriating and amusing by turns? You don’t? Well here, read it again. I haven’t forgotten about it. Here’s the first submission. You’ll have to excuse the poor...