Heading into central London.
I hope I don’t start a riot!
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I predict a liturgical riot!!!
I’m watching Fox News and see the riots in London. Is someone in a black overcoat and matching hat holding a sign “Reform of the Reform Now!”
Just bring some Mystic Monk Coffee with you. The British cannot resist someone with excellent taste.
You will keep away from Millbank Tower, wont you ? There`s enough rioting there already apparently
Why is there rioting in London, Father Z?
Be careful-we don’t want you to get hurt!
I remember seeing one ‘demo’ [that’s ‘demonstration’] in London during one of my trips over there. It was going through Trafalgar Square on a gloomy day-I think it even rained a bit. I remember the ‘bobbies’ directing me to take an alternate route. I turned off Whitehall and went down a side street to the River Thames. I forgot what the ‘demo’ was about.
Auditioning for the next series of Sherlock?
Watch out for the no-go zones!
Are you carrying the “anglicanorum coetibus” sign?
Just went on the BBC website-the demonstration is about university tuition increases and funding cuts. There’s a group of protesters occupying the Conservative Party headquarters in Whitehall.
What a mess….
Now Father, contain yourself! Don’t climb up on anything with your bull horn shouting things like, Pope B16 – Pope of Chrisitan Unity, ‘anglicanorum coetibus’ and ‘reform of the reform, when do we want it? Now!
Prayers for your safe travels.
People seem to be fairly calm where I am… at the moment.
If only I had someone to meet for a pint when the National Gallery closes.
Why do students feel that 15,000 usd is high per year? Not all people do not need to go to college, and anarchists have taken over the demonstrations. The media is so pro-socialist. I think that the violence is based on pure selfishness, and the generation who grew up with entitlement. The media does not seem to understand that violence is always bad, especially when vandalism occurs. The liberal media does not seem to understand the very generation they created through television and the Internet.
Do pop into the V&A while you’re in the Big Smoke. You can have great fun muttering “Ours, ours” as you stroll through the exhibits.
It’s not calm on fox news. There have been 11 injuries, including 2 policmen. There is property damage and students (along with others bused in from surrounding areas, hmm..) have occupied the building. Dangerous.
Can’t do tonight but MAY be able to make tomorrow ?
perhaps tomorrow indeed!
Golly, Father, I will say a Hail Mary and a prayer to your guardian angel for your safety. Please be careful.
Serious note: Be safe, will be praying for you.
Less-serious note: Since when do you *not* start riots? I’ve seen these comment boards… ;-)
And I leave the Gallery and there is no pint handed to me as I walk out the door. To the Tube, then.
Have you ever been to Tyburn to walk in the footsteps of our English Martyrs? You shall be a good witness to the Faith Father.
With your permission I am going to mention some folks across the pond doing a good work.
Mary`s Dowry Productions http://www.marysdowryproduction.org They are making films on the Catholic Recusants and Martyrs and Saints in England.
Father Z….God`s Speed
Father, next time you´re in Europe, why not considering “jumping” to beautiful sunny southern Spain?? I promise that pints wont be a problem, neither paella, nor Cardenal Mendoza… plus, I bet some crazy “priests” from some “crazy” Society will be pleased to meet you…
I know I’ve already posted–but please be careful while you’re over there, Father Z! Things can get out of control very quickly when there are a lot of people in one place.
I hope that the standoff at the Tories’ HQ will be peacefully settled.
Rioters aren’t the only hazzard on the streets of central London.
Don’t fall into any of holes the Crossrail project is leaving all over the place!
WDTPRS riot/ I wanna riot/ WDTPRS riot/ A riot of my own
Oh, I can belive I just typed that. I just can’t believe it was a propos.
cf. The Clash
Supertradmum @ 11:46 am 11/10-what you said! I totally agree with you!