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Monthly Archives: June 2009


Our Lady did not care for the finer things in life; on the contrary, she preferred the low and the base, believing these things to be the black metal out of which the work of the white was drawn. (italics added)



Mr Samson no longer prayed because he felt that god, nebulous and distant, had moved on with his life.

They found the thing which was most probable and by a series of calculations proved that it should not have happened.

…when the story was told, we could not believe it because, in those days, facts seemed like a traveller from distant lands, whose customs we held to be primitive and unrefined…

when faced with superior numbers, the little general learned to split and fight another day