Errata & Fugue

I have a habit of returning from holiday and foisting upon you good folk a review of a book I've read and liked while dipping my toes at the edge of some foreign beach. So it is again this year, and how could The Slicer avoid reviewing a 2012 book described as "a slice of…

Life, Death & Colour.

Sometimes there are people who touch our lives and make a positive impact. We may or may not know them very well, but there’s something about them that disturbs our world. The community of faith which I’m part of lost someone special like that this week. From our perspective she was taken from us prematurely,…

Men With Beards

I’ve noticed that, with the folk revival n’all, beards are definitely in. Some are considerable visual statements, some blokes suit them more than others – as the little selection below shows. However, these beards have been selected because some fine music escapes from among the fecundity of follicles (helped by a few guitars). They also…

A Real Ladykiller

I didn’t expect a review of a TV drama to be mirrored by reality in news coverage within 24hrs. Looks like we’ve got a real life ladykiller, who evaded the long arm of the law. Seems The Beautiful South have inhabited the same sort of place in their writing as has Allan Cubitt. Either that or they had…