War is raging between Pope Francis and members of his flock. Abortion, LBGTQ rights, political affiliations, women priests, globalism and … More Truth or Tradition?
All articles by Jacy Brean
Seeing as I’ll be using at least some of my lockdown time to regenerate my blog, it’s only fitting to … More When coronovirus is over…
3 Soldiers Finish the Job Together As members of the 22nd Cheshire Regiment, Andrew Harding (left), Peter Coghlan (centre) and … More Life after Locked-in Syndrome
Did you know that the first description of locked-in syndrome was written by Alexander Dumas in ‘The Count of Monte … More A literary look at locked-in syndrome by Alexandre Dumas
Omens, superstitions and predictions all have one thing in common – Fate, a philosophy which began with the original three … More Is your future already written?
Avoid the pitfalls Before signing up for a social network, it’s good to set a few boundaries. Look at the … More Social Media: Avoid the Pitfalls
Every December, schools and churches throughout Christendom attract adoring parents, grandparents and assorted relatives to the dramatic highlight of the … More Who were the Magi?
“I knew it was vital to get through to him, and make him understand there was hope” … More Neurologist David Blacker on locked-in syndrome
Pre-Charles Darwin, faith in a Creator went virtually unchallenged, the only disputes being those relating to Church doctrine and … More Evolution: Fact or Fiction?
“Avalanche!” Once the troops had disappeared, there were only the nunjas to deal with, a task … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 39 & 40
“You can’t own people!” said Joe. “Oh yes I can! There’s no one on earth who can’t be bought or … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 38
To a man and woman, the residents of Fernilee estate grabbed the nearest weapons to hand – from garden gnomes to fencing … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 37
“You don’t think you’re going to leave me here when my best friend’s in danger, do you?” It’s amazing what … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapters 35 & 36
The Speaker was even good enough to give up his Woolsack for Alice to sit on, while the others took … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapters 33 & 34
Above the marble was a long pole, and at the top of it was a horrible image, carved in gold … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 32
“What am I meant to see?” “Life!” came the reply. “Life, Joe!” Sure enough, poking defiantly through a chink in … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 31
Notable by their absence were members of the royal family who had suddenly and quite mysteriously disappeared from public view. … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapters 29 & 30
“Concrete, tarmac, flyovers, runways, carriageways, leisure complexes, skyscrapers 5 miles high. That’s the future, Miles…. The day will come when … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapters 27 & 28
At that moment, Captain Bob Craddock made a decision. The boys were not going to be taken without a … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 26
Mr. Smyle had been paying considerable sums into a specially set-up investment account for his protégé, in which, he noted … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 25
‘She whose feet must never touch the ground’ seemed determined to live up to her name. Slowly, she lifted a … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 24
Captain Bob tried desperately to lash the sails and fasten the rigging, but, the deck had become so slippery, it … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 23
“Excuse me, Captain…do you have a compass anywhere? Just to be on the safe side.” Joe awoke to the lapping … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 22
“Joe! Hey, Joe! You all right? Please don’t be dead, Joe, please don’t be dead!” “Okay everybody, rise and shine! … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 21
Miles gasped, much to Alice’s satisfaction. “Ricky Retch?! The rock star? Ricky Retch thinks you’re hot!? No way!” In the main hall, … More Flight from Fernilee – Chapter 20