Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Churches

I just finished an audio “course”, Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon, from The Great Courses. US HERE – UK HERE There were some great insights in the 48 lectures. Among them, there was grist for the … Continue reading

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Christmas and decreasing the surplus population

In many places during this season you will see productions of plays based on Charles Dickens’ The Christmas Carol. Here is something you might not be aware of that could spark conversation, especially with your young’uns. I confess: I didn’t … Continue reading

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Happy 200th Birthday Charles Dickens!

In happier news, today is the 200th Birthday of Charles Dickens. Let’s have a poll! And please give your reasons in the combox!

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Wherein the reader is directed to click a link and be edified.

A reader forwarded me something which was forwarded to him which was reposted by NLM which was from the St. Louis Dispatch, about a church renovation Memphis… Tennessee, not Egypt. Apart from obvious merits of my sender, or the esteemed … Continue reading

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