Monthly Archives: February 2012

Memorandum on emptying the Holy Water fonts

As we approach Lent,you might find this memorandum, written last year, helpful if your parish is apt to empty the holy water fonts.

The Roads Go Down

Musicam novam præsento. I thought it would be nice to record a version of this Johnny Coppin song, which I often sing in tribute to my friend Ian Brain, who died in 1998. I hadn’t recorded a lead vocal before, and my voice is meager and pitchy, so this was really a leap, but I […]

Less and fewer

Helpful guidance on one of those little usage niggles that drive pedants like me crazy: Getting less and fewer right.