Never a more sterling case of a bull-full, left-over cultural slogan – nature hath not even a single hint of an intention.
second verse by Cohen: And Jesus was a sailor When he walked upon the water And he spent a long time watching From his lonely wooden tower And when he knew for certain Only drowning men could see him He said “All men will be sailors then Until the sea shall free them” But he… Continue reading suzanne
I just saw an ad for ‘the Warehouse’, which used the by-line: “Get more Christmas for less.” This reminded me of the observation (or should I say gross-but-still-relatively-accurate-generalisation?) I’ve made about the USA since moving to New Zealand. We (yes, I said ‘we’) looooooooooove to get a lot of stuff for not very much money. … Continue reading more for less?
TVNZ’s programme ‘Sunday’ included a segment related to concerns over tween (8-12 yrs) fashion, particularly the issue of girls dressing “too sexy too soon” (which was the title). In addition to this being evidence that modesty is not just the concern of conservative Christians, I was also interested in the introductory comment about the struggle… Continue reading tween fashion