Current Work: Queries and Catch up
Listening to: Radio 4 Serial “The Scoop” Evelyn Waugh
First Thought for the Day:
To profess to be doing God's will is a form of megalomania. -Joseph Prescott, aphorist (1913-2001)
Yep, its my birthday today. My Man Friday tried to persuade me to take the day off and as it is a most beautiful bright day, I was tempted. However, as we have planned a trip to
Something for the Weekend?
Well not much being as its my birthday weekend – you have to stretch it out a little. I’ve got it up to three days so far, birthday eve, the actual birthday and a boxing birthday! But I think that’s pushing it. Queries are done and this short blog posted and the dog is whining at my feet for his tea. So I think I shall sign off and call it a day. Buon Compleanno to fellow Pisceans celebrating this weekend.
And Finally, the Last Word of the Day:
noun: A cemetery, especially one next to a church.
Loan translation of German Gottesacker, from Gott (god) + Acker (field). The allusion is that the bodies of the dead are sown in the field in hope of resurrection.
"Mourning strangers also came to weep anniversary tears at another cheerless God's acre."
Frank Keating; Ask Not For Whom the