The Long Now

I didn’t realise just how many ways there are of telling the time until I read Jay Griffith’s A Sideways Look at Time  a few years ago. She drew attention to the way in which the clock came to tower over our lives with an oppressive power which meant that this has dominated the  way […]

Extra time and the end of BST

This is a sermon prepared for some of the good people of Guilden Sutton and Plemstall for the end of British Summer Time. SS Simon and Jude – Sermon for October 28th 2012. Well done for remembering to change your clocks! The question we ask when the clocks change is “Do we gain an hour, […]

Clocking Hugo

On the one hand there are clocks like this. On the second hand there are clocks like this – click on it. It’s worth it. Clocks and clockmakers have featured as metaphors in theological understandings down the centuries. Hugo is a lovely film based on the book by Brian Selznick which gets the metaphor of the clock […]