Trying to decide which of the many screen versions of Pride and Prejudice we should study I had an idea: the students can vote, by SMS! How decline of western civilisation is that? But can I receive SMS's if I don't have a mobile phone myself?
I generally recommend non-violence, but just the same I was very pleased today to read the late Reverend Isaac Hunt describing Tom Paine as a 'sovereign-deposing, bishop-kicking, title-levelling' advocate of mob rule.
Father Ted, you are missed.