TIR, unfortunately, doesn’t produce Christmas plays any more – but if we did, this would be our offering for 2020: a satirical retelling of Netflix hit series “The Crown” (season 4). Continue reading
What and how much must scientists do, to feel that they’ve done enough? Continue reading
Here are the lyrics to the song Elton John didn’t perform at the One World: Together at Home concert.
To the tune of “I guess that’s why they call it the blues” by Elton John Continue reading
For Christians (and some non-believers looking for calendar-based motivation), the buildup to Easter is a time of 40 days fasting, prayer, and penance. One of the more ironic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic is that most of the globe has been forced into a similar 40 days-or-more Lenten period of physical isolation and the deprivation of many societal comforts. This is penance, 21st century style, although the vast majority of those doing penance have nothing to repent. The punishment, such as it is, has been imposed by our governments. Continue reading
The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on the abilities and limitations of medics and scientists alike. Continue reading