Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 14

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – the pandemic effect on this blog continues with another full week of posts. And because a whole bunch of you are in lockdown, there’s more link goodness here than usual. So first… The Pandemic… Coronalinks 3/27/20: We’re Number One How deadly is the coronavirus? It’s still far from clear The [US] Military Knew Years Ago That a Coronavirus Was Coming Is Sweden’s Lax Approach to Coronavirus the Right Call? The coronavirus pandemic will break globalisation A cinematographer’s guide to looking good in…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 13

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – the pandemic effect on this blog continues with another full week of posts. And because a whole bunch of you are in lockdown, there’s more link goodness here than usual. So first… The Pandemic… I saw this on a friend’s social media and thought it an excellent perspective. Worth thinking about – it’s originally from a doctor in India: “Social distancing is a privilege. It means you live in a house large enough to practice it. Hand washing is a privilege too.…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 12

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – there’s been a clear pandemic boost to this blog. A full week of posts. The Week’s Postings Sunday: Not my waysMonday: The next generationTuesday: From boys to menWednesday: In the valley of shadowsThursday: The Curiosity Index (Coronavirus edition)Friday: The Curiosity Index (Running edition) Related Reading 20 Quotes from Tim Keller’s New (Short) Book on Death We won’t find a cure for ageing until we can properly measure it How To Make the Most of Lockdown (Tips from Christians in Italy) From Isolation…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index (Running edition)

I miss running. I haven’t been able to run for a week. I’ve barely been outside for a week. This virus (the health authorities won’t test me, so I’ll never know whether it was COVID-19 or not), has made my chest feel squeezed and hot. It’s been uncomfortable, my muscles have ached and I’ve just not wanted to run. That last one was probably my biggest indicator that something was up. But now I want to run and clear my head and lungs. I’ll run soon. So why do we…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index (Coronavirus edition)

I know all we ever hear about is this cursed coronavirus (COVID-19) and almost everyone is writing about it. But that does mean there is a lot of good things amidst all the false or the scary or the relentless inundation you get from the news. I’ve tried to piece a few things that I’ve found the most helpful here but have not attempted in any way to be exhaustive as that is way too much! The Coronavirus Explained Photos: Life in the Coronavirus Era Facts, links, good solid info…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 11

Hoping you’re all staying healthy out there – I’ve been suitably apocalyptic in my writing this week. But further down are some things to cheer you up. The Week’s Postings Tuesday: Don’t PanicWednesday: A plagueFriday: Still the greater threat Related Reading Running Towards the Plague by Matthew Hosier“The present crisis will give us many opportunities to display ‘the abundant provision of grace’ that is ours in Christ. We have a solid hope and good news to tell. Death is deadly, but we are in the life-saving business.” 2020 Has Barely…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 8

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks which if I find the energy I’ll write about but I think I’m starting to find the time to write here again. Anyway, hope you find something of interest The Week’s Postings Tuesday: The Curiosity Index: Books edition (again)Wednesday: Unthinkable (in Europe anyways)Thursday: Book Review: A Utopia like any otherFriday: The battle for biology heats up Related Reading All these posts relate to the book review on Sweden as a utopia. As we say here varsågod (you’re welcome). Church Planting in Secular Scandinavia…

Read More
Links 

The Curiosity Index: Week 2

The Week’s Postings Back to average. Just the three posts this week but lots of other goodies for you to find Monday: The Curiosity Index: Books EditionTuesday: Social media hasn’t got any better for 2020Thursday: Never suboptimal Related Reading The Most ‘Abandoned’ Books on GoodReads AbeBooks Most Expensive Sales of 2019 Jeremy Williams’ books of 2019 which is the list to consider if you want to get smart on the environment, new economics, climate change etc… How to write that book in 2020: Top authors share their tips The 7…

Read More