New pages on alanbaxter.info

I’ve been upgrading the alanbaxter.info website recently. Obviously, the main page of the site is this blog, but I regularly and shamelessly promote my other writing endeavours here. If you look at the top of the page, under the banner, there are three image buttons....

Few words with a large impact

The Pascall Prize for criticism was awarded this week to a man that has penned very few words until recently. Brisbane band the Go-Betweens was formed by Robert Forster many years ago and has since become recognised as one of Brisbane’s finest bands. Just last year...

Women are meat weapons used by Satan

People often accuse me of victimising the church and picking on religion. As I’ve said before, it’s really not my fault. Generally speaking, religions make themselves a target for those of us fighting against the improper use of language. Politicians do it as an...

More church words and other strange signage

You’ll all know by now how entertained I am by the signs that churches put up to attract new members or to try to spread their chosen message. A reader of The Word, Andrew Clark, has sent in a good one from St Michael’s Anglican Church in Surry Hills, a local suburb...