Monthly Archives: April 2017

Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace

On Good Friday, a review of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent Book for 2017It does not take long to see what matters most in our society: the bottom line is the proverbial dollar. Watch the news for more than a few minutes and you’ll discover it’s the economics that drives political decisions. Does it have to…

Night Trains by Andrew Martin

More than nostalgia for a quickly vanishing way of travelAndrew Martin’s Night Trains is a compelling piece of travel writing. Part documentary account of his own travels and – perhaps inevitably given its subject – part social history, this is not mere trainspotter fodder. All over Europe, sleeper trains are rapidly vanishing. While rail travel is…