Here are some of the destinations where I stopped on this week’s digital travels.
The ten worst predictions of 2008 (an American flavour, but not exclusively so).
What are they playing at? Westminster Abbey adds Hindu snowmen to Christmas displays.
In a week when we face the lousy possibility of a sickly version of Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ becoming the Christmas number one thanks to the X Factor, the first winner of that show, Steve Brookstein, says this:
Simon Cowell bought the rights to Christmas. From now on it’s called X-mas.
Heaven help us all.
Posted on December 20, 2008, in Culture, Current Affairs, Music, Quotes, Religion, Television and tagged broccoli, Christian Aid, Christmas, disestablishment, Hallelujah, Hinduism, Japan, Leonard Cohen, memory, Rowan Williams, Salvation Army, Simon Cowell, Steve Brookstein, syncretism, Westminster Abbey, X Factor, YouTube, Zimbabwe. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.