43: Counterarguments

Posted in Diary posts, Worldview on February 12th, 2012 by Peter Baker

12 February 2012

It’s very useful when people attack the basic positions set out in The Jolly Pilgrim.

Those are: Read more »

Media Update – February 2012

Posted in Book updates on February 8th, 2012 by Peter Baker

Below is a roundup of some media from the last quarter, some of which will be familiar to anyone who follows me on Facebook. Read more »

42: Sabbatical VI: Next Steps

Posted in Diary posts on January 30th, 2012 by Peter Baker

30 January 2012

People are asking about my plans and what my next book would be about.  Read more »

41: Sabbatical V: Crisis Management

Posted in Book updates on January 26th, 2012 by Peter Baker

26 January 2012

When I saw the email informing me that my publishers were going into administration, the first thought through my mind was: ‘At least it’s happened now, when I’ve got the freedom to turn all my energies to dealing with it.’ But it was very bad news. Read more »

40: Sabbatical IV: Anything Which Can Go Wrong

Posted in Diary posts on January 23rd, 2012 by Peter Baker

23 January 2012

After years of saying ‘Sorry, I can’t spend time with you because I’m writing a book’ my sabbatical brought the long-awaited delight of visiting the people I’ve been missing. First, my big sister, Ruth, and her family, who are in a seriously happy place in East Yorkshire. Life there is dominated by Polly (eldest niece, five, red head, ancestors were rapacious Viking warlords) and Martha (youngest niece, two, a tub-sized engine of chaos). Read more »