Posts tagged: George Osborne

Tergiversate

Hot Word blog has nominated the above as their word of the year, one that sums up the mood of 2011, and I have to say I agree with them.

It means: ‘to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate‘. Read more ›››

Divine Nonintervention

I bumped into the pastor of the local Congregational Church on Tuesday evening. He was busy getting the place ready because he said they had a service at 7am the following morning.

This seemed rather early for midweek religious devotion and I racked my brains to see if I could recall the significance of 20 October in the Christian calendar. I couldn’t think of one and so I asked, to be told that it was an inter-church service of prayer ahead of Axe Wednesday. Read more ›››