Holdhard and Vanquish are forensic accountants. Some consider them to be the leading practitioners of their art, others put forward competitors for consideration, but in this matter I am agnostic. I meet these people with the same courtesy as I greet anybody else. If I have to make an unfavourable comment I would point out … More Earning your Keep
Most religions are actually a pretty broad church. The grown-up ones have realised, often through harsh experience, that the ability to tolerate different interpretations is one of those gifts that leads to a longer and more tranquil existence. Once you start burning people at the stake for thinking the wrong thing, it’s only a matter … More A bed of roses?
It was Maljie who spoke those words, and I tend to agree with her. In her case it was an observation, spoken as we watched yet another mendicant struggle to pull him or herself upright, having crawled across the refectory floor to the heavy table at the front from which the wine had been served. … More You can have too much mulled wine.