This is now the 29th blog posting of the new year - considerably down on last year's 44, but things have been busy! There are a few posts in the oven, just waiting to be released, so perhaps February will keep you reading better than January managed. In January we (missed, then) celebrated five years of the blog under several names.
Another blog has been started this year, the 365 photo challenge, and so there were a few updates about it starting and continuing. A photo every day was accomplished during January (although some still have to be uploaded when the camera is next connected to the laptop), so we're flying into February without running out of inspiration.
On the church front, we had the Ready Steady Cook night, as well as a consideration of sermon assessments. My January preachings were from 1 Thessalonians 1 (audio), 1 Thessalonians 2 (audio), Luke 11 (audio) and Daniel 3 (audio).
There were no McFlurry's McLinks this month, but several book reviews, on Don Carson's Memoirs of an Ordinary Pastor, and Brian Barton's A History of St Peter's Church. I just about finished Graeme Goldsworthy's book on biblical theology, but the review will come in February.
In the news round up, we considered how some seem to be hating Haiti, and how you can help Haiti by having heARTS for Haiti, as well as Mrs Robinson.
Post of the month was my grave questions, and picture of the month was my Stormont double: