where cats have wings and pigeons don’t Spoiler alert: no plot developments posted, but you may not want to know anything anyway. Mirrormask, yet another collaboration by Neil Gaiman and David McKean, was everything I expected it to be. And since I can’t write a review to save my life (argh, when will i ever […]

To stand in somebody else’s shoes

In today’s theguardian*, Stuart Jeffries talks of understanding our neighbours and, in particular, their religions. Although I’m an out-and-out aetheist, I understand his point about not just “tolerating” our neighbours’ differences, but “understanding” them instead. I was fortunate enough to attend a secular school as a child, which did not enforce its religion on me, […]