This evening I came up with a great idea for a web app: a site where you can key in the details of all the Lego(TM) sets you own, declare any bits you know you have lost, and it suggests new things for you to build with the bits from those combined sets. Simple!
Now I just need to come up with an idea for actually making money doing this without getting sued by Lego(TM)…
Spot the deliberate mistake. Why do I only ever notice these things after printing and laminating the posters?
Today No. 1 child and I visited the Midland Railway Centre near Ripley. Interesting place… about 1.5 out of 5 for the toilets. St. Saviour’s Church at Swanwick, a tin church moved from Westhouses, got bonus minus marks for having a copy of the New World Translation of the Bible…
But one of the highlights was this delightful piece of poetry, on display in “Johnson’s Buffet”. At least, it looks like it’s meant as poetry.
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So the time has come for the Diocese of New Westminster to threaten to suspend J. I. Packer. On one level inevitable given his parish’s decision to leave the Anglican Church of Canada for the Southern Cone. But if you needed proof that something was very badly wrong in a large chunk of the Anglican Communion, here it is.
I met him once, very briefly, at St. Michael’s, Aberystwyth. I commented positively on his tie, which bore the likeness of an American 4-4-0 steam locomotive. I was rather surprised when he replied “Ah, those of us who love the railways have even more in common than our shared love of Jesus Christ!”