Posts tagged: Manchester City F.C.

Like a Dog at a Fair

Gosh! It’s been a good while. The usual excuse of being busy, busy, busy, I’m afraid. So I’ve popped back in to weigh in to a theological debate. Apparently, the Church of England has ruled that the Magi cannot be assumed to be Three Wise Men. Apparently, the possibility that one or more of the Magi were female cannot be discounted.

I’m with Stuart Weir who wrote to the Guardian, pointing out, “There is no doubt that the Magi were men. Had they been women they would have asked directions and arrived in time, chosen more sensible presents for the baby and brought a casserole for Mary and Joseph.” Conclusive proof in my view. Read more ›››

Mood Swings

How moods can change. As I wrote my last post, the sun sneaked away to be replaced by threatening clouds. Not downhearted, I looked forward to watching footie on TV, only to see my beloved Man U fall to a late goal at Southampton. Then Man City managed to throw away a 1-0 advantage to lose 2-1 to bloody, bloody Arsenal. Am I depressed? Just a smidgin.

But if I’m unhappy, imagine poor Ma Lihau of Beijing who attempted to break the domino toppling record, only for a cockroach to bring her first day’s work crashing down. But she was ultimately successful. Perhaps I should take that as a parable for the football season. Read more ›››