Mantilla the Hon on Papabile


Guest blogger Mantilla Amontillado is the founder of Veritas Vestments. She holds a degree in Ecclesiastical Haberdashery from Salamanca University. She has done the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostella three times on horseback and is engaged to the famous matador, Senor Augusto Torquemada. OK Hon, I know Mantilla’s a nobody. I don’t do nothing but [Read More...]

Gargoyle Code for Shrove Tuesday

Gargoyle Code - Book - Transparent

Here’s an excerpt from the Gargoyle Code for today. The letters from the senior demon Slubgrip begin today and continue every day through Lent until Easter Monday. You can get a hard copy ($12.95) and catch up when it arrives in the mail, or you can get an e-book for your Kindle. ($7.99) Go to [Read More...]

Duane Mandible on Pope’s Resignation

Duane Mandible

Guest blogger, Duane Mandible is a contributing editor to The Truth Hurts, a bi-monthly journal of politics, economics and opinion. He also contributes regularly to Freedom Monthly; Illuminations and The Sojourner. Duane is the author of Guns and Knives will Save Your Children’s Lives. He is Vice President of the Sacred Society of St Philibustre, and enjoys hunting rattlesnakes, square dancing [Read More...]

The Curse of the Car

An Amish buggy and a Mennonite car parked in front of a flour mill.

I suppose it is the Mennonite in me, but I have become increasingly disenchanted with the car. Some week soon I want to add up the hours I, and my wife and my children spend in our cars and gather a family meeting and ponder and wonder together what life might be like if we [Read More...]

The Vicar on the New Archbishop


Guest blogger, The Rev’d Humphrey Blytherington is Vicar of St Hilda’s, Little Snoring with All Saints, Great Snoring. He is a graduate of Plymouth University. He completed his studies for the ministry at Latimer Hall, Durham. He is married to Daphne and enjoys home brewing, model railroading and is an avid member of the Great [Read More...]

Old Monk on Monks


Visitor to the monastery: What is the most difficult thing about monastic life? Old Monk: Other monks. Visitor: Why are they so difficult? Old Monk: Because they are like me. [Read more...]