- Reflections on motherhood #6: introducing solid foods
- Reflections on motherhood #5: busting some myths about bed-sharing
- Reflections on motherhood #4: the horrors of sleep deprivation
- Reflections on motherhood #3: the joys of babywearing
- Reflections on motherhood #2: What I wish I’d known about breastfeeding
Monthly Archives: April 2013
… and I can’t WAIT.* *I’m marking collections, and this is taking my mind off them!!
Many of you will know of John Lennox, Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. He is interested in and writes a lot about the interface of science, philosophy and religion, and has debated noted atheists such as Richard Dawkins and … Continue reading
Language contact, whether between similar dialects or typologically different languages, almost always influences change in one or more of the languages in question. Linguistic borrowing of any sort is closely associated with certain socio-historical and socio-cultural factors, namely those of … Continue reading
I didn’t watch the whole of Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, but I’ve seen this clip of the Ephesians reading by the former Prime Minister’s granddaughter, Amanda Thatcher, going round Twitter and the blogosphere. I was amazed by her composure and resolute … Continue reading
In the study of Morphology, which is concerned with the structure of words, there has traditionally been a distinction drawn between two types of affixes, inflectional and derivational. An affix is basically what your traditional Latin or German grammars would … Continue reading
This piece from Musings of a clergy child is so worth reading. I commend it wholeheartedly: The Liberating Truth.
Well, the weather was certainly appropriate for a recording of Christmas carols! Over the weekend the Oxford-based chamber choir Commotio, in which I have had the pleasure to sing for 5 years, recorded a disc of carols by Bob Chilcott … Continue reading