Category: Religion

  • Christmas on the Radio

    The more observant of you may have noticed that 25th December falls on a Tuesday this year. And that my radio show, Empty Space, is also broadcast on a Tuesday. Next Tuesday I will in the studio as usual, broadcasting across Sheffield and the world. But as Christmas is all about spending time with your […]

  • A Brief Introduction to Buddhism

    I never did get around to writing up my stay at the Buddhist Centre, but in summary, although I met some great people there and was glad of the break, I didn’t really take to Buddhism, or at least their take on it. For now I’m sticking with this one piece of wisdom: Believe nothing, […]

  • What Use is Faith?

    Quiz time. Which religion urges its followers to do this to those who follow other gods: smite the inhabitants of that city with the edge of the sword, destroying it utterly, and all that is therein… with the edge of the sword. …gather all the spoil of it into the midst of the street, and […]

  • My Musical CV

    I was asked to list my “musical history” yesterday, for a band website somebody’s planning on putting up. It was quite a fun exercise. Here are the bits of my life I can still remember: Peyote Fly the Chillum Egg (1986-7) Played a few godawful Hawkwind covers gigs at friends parties. Frightened a lot of […]