What’s So Special About July 16th?

Crikey! I Never Realised! Maybe certain days have relevance above their station and mere numerical nomenclature?  Who knows.  So read on.  See what happened today! 622 AD  – The Hijra of Muhammad Muhammad runs away from Mecca to escape persecution.  From this point forward, huge swathes of the globe took up Islam, Islamic empires spread… Continue reading What’s So Special About July 16th?

Two Pots, Two Kettles, Both Black

Two items in the news concurrently today, and when I saw them, for each one the phrase that popped into my head was; Well that’s the Pot calling the Kettle Black! Firstly: The Pope warns of the Misuse of Religion Here, the pope has made a speech in an Amman mosque, and yes, it’s all… Continue reading Two Pots, Two Kettles, Both Black