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Monday, 5 June 2023

Caption corner 5 June 2023

Source: Twitter

As usual publishable captions will appear as comments.

86 comments:

  1. The first arrivals at the fancy dress ball.

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  2. And what am I bid for this superbly crafted crozier? What’s that? Is she included? Of course she is! Come on. Place your bids!

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  3. We are presenting this crozier to the next Assistant Bishopess of Bangor. She won't
    need it for too long though, as she'll be shoe horned into St. David's later in the year.

    Former Anglican.

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    1. Llandaff Pewster5 June 2023 at 19:26

      Let St Davids have her, Llandaff wants nothing to do with her.

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    2. You should be on the stage, Pewster.不不不不不不不不不不,

      LG

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  4. May I present the two new presenters of This Morning.

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    1. 不不不不不不不不不不 oh crikey, my sides are splitting.

      LG

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    2. Well one of them certainly swings in both directions.

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  5. "Look at my new Gandalf stick Andy, my first job will be to wave it over the Cathedral accounts and my unaudited discretionary funds".

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    1. Hahahaha. Pure genius.

      LG.

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  6. ….and as the Winner of this year’s Les Dawson Memorial Gurning Contest demonstrated the prowess that took him straight to the top for the cameras, his former protege gazed across the Green, saw the locals taking Afternoon Sherry, and fantasised about the fancy handle she’d been given operating the trap door to the Decanal pit of doom she had read so much about. If only she was strong enough….

    Tourist

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  7. The faux Archbishop with another faux bishopesse driving the Church in Wales into the ground.

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    1. Who uses the word faux anymore. Backwards.

      LG

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  8. Two outstanding welsh learners, kindly bishops and leaders of inspiration within God's church today, We are blessed.

    LG

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    1. Faith Militant5 June 2023 at 18:28

      不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不
      LG = Lunatic Gay.

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    2. Subversive Canon5 June 2023 at 18:43

      Believe you me LG, neither of those two heretics have anything to do with God's church.
      Twisted the pair of them.

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    3. LOL you're a one, FM, you really are a little tarter!
      不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不

      LG

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    4. Oh Subversive Canon, I'm not sure you're qualified to judge who is saved or not. Are you now judge and jury? No, I thought not, let God be the judge. You're a nasty little minx 不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不不,

      LG

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    5. Faith Militant5 June 2023 at 19:06

      Trouble spelling Tartar?
      Leaders of Inspiration?
      That would be god's church that's imploding under the weight of its own queered BS and that refuses to publish attendance numbers anymore.
      You should be a Canadian Prime minister.
      True dope.
      Hells bells Ancient Briton, from where do these idiot maggots appear?

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    6. Subversive Canon5 June 2023 at 19:45

      You're utterly deluded LG.
      What are you smoking tonight?
      I made no mention of "saved or not".
      Heretics.
      Heretics dear fool.
      H. E. R. E. T. I. C. S.
      Just like you.

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    7. FM - calm down! calm down! (try and hear that said as if by Michael Gove).

      Yes you are right - leaders of huge inspiration and courage. Who cares about the numbers - our Lord and Savious Jesus Christ was regularly surrounded by just 12.

      Now do yourself a favour and take the night off from the internet. There's a good boy/girl.

      LG

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    8. I don't smoke Subversive Canon - I'm chill without any need of anything wacky. Might I suggest you give it a try though - anyone who types in capitals is probably in need of something to help them ease off and calm down.

      LG

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    9. Michael Gove?
      不 不 不 不 不 不 不
      Try Michael Winner.
      Christ almighty, what a complete cretin you are LG.
      Little wonder you're one of the few remaining pew sitters.
      Keep throwing your pink pounds onto the plate.
      The chocolate teapot Randy Pandy will kiss your backside.

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    10. “Chocolate teapot” you can do better than that. You sound like a spoilt child at a cr癡che.

      LG

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    11. Would that be the creche you and your faux "husband" inhabit?
      Dirty buggers.

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  9. Winnie the Pooh (simple minded bear) and Eyeore (the brain dead donkey).

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    1. 不不不不不不不不不不 hilarious - you're so clever Dick Pickles - a real hoot.

      LG

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    2. If you're the competition then there's no competition.
      Berk

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    3. Exactly. But you gave it your best shot.

      LG

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  10. Tweedledum and Tweedledumber.

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    1. Oh here she comes, old saggy puss.

      LG

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    2. It's a great surprise to learn you think so highly of the poison dwarf, Typhoid Mary.

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  11. The more LG protests on behalf of the plonkers on the bench, the surer I am that everyone else is correct.
    AB, may I respectfully suggest that it's about time LG is rewarded with a lifetime ban for narcissistic stupidity combined with toxic queer theology and unashamed sucking up to the wunch in Wales.
    Bewildered

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  12. One feels obliged to express a large degree of support for your point of view Bewildered.
    For a "Caption Competition" the contributions of LG are entirely lacking in imagination or humour.
    Very disappointing, just like the vast majority of our senior clergy.

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  13. AB will not do that. He’s an advocate of freedom of speech, for which I have huge respect.

    I’m not a fan of his caption posts as they invite ridicule and inevitably descend into uncharitable contributions. There’s no need for that.

    LG

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  14. Not a caption....rather a question......can the Archbishop actually justify an assistant Bishop if the average attendance in the CiW is APX 20,000 ? Does that require 7 full-time Bishops, especially when having so many hasn't halted the decline.....

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    1. Subversive Canon6 June 2023 at 16:55

      The short answer is no,especially because the attendance numbers are nowhere near twenty thousand.

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  15. Stallard was only appointed Assistant 'Bishop' to ensure she was shoe horned in to Llandaff. There is ABSOLUTELY no reason to have an assistant in Bangor. Two new Archdeacons announced today, for the Bangor Diocese

    Former Anglican

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  16. One wonders what the clowns will have to say about this?
    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/06/06/new-mills-school-students-urged-wear-drag-pride-day/
    What's the betting headmistress Ms Watts and her spokesman are LGBTQIA alphabet types with vested interests?
    This is grooming.
    Where's the safeguarding?
    The senior staff behind this should face instant dismissal.
    Bewildered

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    1. “Ms Watts, the headteacher, confirmed that the school had received some “opposition [which] has been met with a tolerant and inclusive approach”, but insisted that “we have received far more correspondence in support of our day”. That’s all we need to know. Sounds like a fun day, I’m only sorry my own children are not at that school. Enlightened and inclusive and obviously determined to give the kids an enjoyable, glittery day. Class.

      LG

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    2. Glitter.
      More plastic particles to be washed off in the shower, go down the drain, thence into our rivers and seas.
      Typical uncaring gay/trans attitudes. Their lifestyle "choices" matter most.
      Sick.
      Bewildered

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    3. If, as suggested, Ms Watts is a lady in comfortable shoes, then she's hardly likely to be playing with a straight hand.

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    4. Greta Thunberg should be about to make an appearance at any moment.
      Screaming "How dare you!"
      Bewildered

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    5. Menai Straight8 June 2023 at 14:47

      @LG
      More excellent news.
      Ms Watts has climbed down and performed an abrupt U turn within 24 hours of being called out.
      http://digitaleditions.telegraph.co.uk/data/1363/reader/reader.html?social#!preferred/0/package/1363/pub/1363/page/40/article/NaN
      All of which suggests her claims of "support" were, at best, highly exaggerated and at worst, blatant lies.

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    6. Marvellous outcome.
      Protect the children from the drag queen/trans filth and indoctrination.
      Now sack headmistress Watts.

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    7. That's buggered up their glittery day, not to mention the allegedly tolerant and inclusive approach.

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  17. The comments section on this blog seems to provide a helpful safety-valve for those with understandably strong feelings about current issues in Church and state. Some contributors, however, let their feelings get the better of them and pour forth what can only be described as pure venom. May I suggest "in omnibus caritas" as a guiding principle? (See wikipedia ad loc for the accompanying words about unity and liberty.) And while on the subject of general principles, would it not be a good idea if comments stuck strictly to the matter in hand, i.e. to the subject of the relevant post? Rather fewer than a third of the (to date) 39 comments on this post are actually what were asked for, captions for the photograph of the two bishops.

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    1. Subversive Canon7 June 2023 at 14:58

      LG is the most prolific sinner on that score Matthew.
      No captions, no humour and all gay spite.
      15 comments out of the total of 38.
      LG seeks to provoke with their queered theology and pro-trans propaganda but is the first to spit bile and vitriol in response to the vast majority of contributors refusing to swallow it and/or responding in kind.
      One of Satan's imps methinks.

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    2. Subversive Canon7 June 2023 at 15:45

      Which part of 15 out of 38 do you dispute, Imp?

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    3. Subversive Canon7 June 2023 at 16:11

      The evidence is all above.
      We await your mea culpa.

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    4. May I suggest that the best response to "bile and vitriol" is silence?

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    5. Yes I quite agree Matthew, but there are times when we are called to name what is vitriol and call it out. As I say, these regular caption invitations only invite ridicule and I question whether ever anything good can come of them. They’re often unpleasant and deeply personal and demeaning. Shameful.

      LG

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    6. You may suggest it young man, but as we discovered very quickly with Napoleon, Hitler, Stalin and Putin, silence doesn't cut the mustard.

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    7. I plead guilty Matthew. The blog notes state that comments should be on topic and not involve third parties but as you rightly say, the comments seem to provide a helpful safety-valve for those with understandably strong feelings, particularly when the Church has forsaken the faithful in favour of the spirit of the age.

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  18. Find the crook in this picture. (there may be more than one).
    Where is Wally? (there may be more than one)

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  19. It’s lovely to find freedom of speech so well protected here. That’s 17/40+. Didn’t realise we were being rationed. Merely offering a daily counter viewpoint to give a bit of balance and perspective to the site. Hoping +Joanna will join me once retired.

    LG

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    1. Faith Militant7 June 2023 at 19:43

      Here's me enjoying my freedom of speech and calling out the sickness of the gay cabal and trans lunacy.
      https://youtu.be/5GLNxm90vJM
      The Church of England is a disgrace. The sickness spreads and the backlash is coming!

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    2. Why wait until she retires?
      Please take the dopey DodoJo with you right now.
      Like Caiaphas she will not be missed.

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    3. The highly damaging social disruption arising from the aggravated homosexuality of woke/LGBT culture must of course be defeated. The weakness and compliance of the Anglican Church must be - and will be - reversed.

      LW

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    4. Perhaps we might learn from history - the ‘father of the computer’, Alan Turing, admitted sex with another man in 1952 and as part of his punishment, he received monthly injections at Manchester Royal Infirmary. The so-called ‘chemical castration’ drug, which contained the female hormone estrogen, was designed to inhibit patient’s sex drive. But it caused Turing to become depressed and caused his suicide. Let's see the Church in Wales lend its support to a campaign like this - I'm sure people will then come flocking back to the pews.

      LG

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    5. Turing, despite his education and genius in his chosen field, knowingly engaged in activities he knew full well to be illegal and knew the consequences if he got caught.
      As for your diagnosis of his depression, were you his GP?
      One suspects a far more likely explanation for any such depression, and the very sad outcome, was the fact he'd been found out, charged, taken to Court, pleaded guilty and subsequently had his name splashed all over the press for all the wrong reasons.
      Further facts are that Turing opted for the chemical DES treatment as a means of avoiding a custodial sentence for his crimes. The evidence surrounding his sad death was also consistent with accidental cyanide poisoning although the inquest at the time recorded a verdict of suicide.
      One lesson from history is that matters are often more nuanced and rarely as straight forward as you suggest LG.
      Bewildered

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    6. Faith Militant9 June 2023 at 14:11

      @LG
      You're full of crap as usual.
      Turing finished the chemical castration treatment a year before he died.
      Try checking your facts first before engaging in your Jackanory drivel.

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing
      "Furthermore, Turing had reportedly borne his legal setbacks and hormone treatment (which had been discontinued a year previously) "with good humour" and had shown no sign of despondency before his death. He even set down a list of tasks that he intended to complete upon returning to his office after the holiday weekend."

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    7. Menai Straight9 June 2023 at 16:10

      LG exercising pride in his 'freedom of speech before engaging brain or verifying claims'. Got his distorted version of the story from Pink News.
      Professional victim and, as Dr Spooner might have said, a shining wit.

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    8. I was hoping that one of you would condemn the whole concept of castration, but no it seems. Your views are heinous and I’m glad I don’t know either of you. Or at least I hope so. Disgusting the pair of you and inhumane.

      LG

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    9. It's precisely because the dopey plankers and Cult in Wales has supported such woke BS campaigns in the past that the pews have emptied.
      Learn from history?
      You?
      不 不 不 不 不 不 不 不不 不 不 不 不 不 不

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    10. I certainly condemn the whole concept of castration in the case of males "transitioning" to shemales.
      You're so reasonable yourself LG that you will agree without hesitation, no doubt.

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    11. Lookout! There goes the infant's dummy, spat out in a fit of petulant temper tantrum over inconvenient facts contradicting the distorted version presented.
      Oh dear, how sad, never mind.
      Not the first time, I'd wager.

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    12. I’m not going anywhere. I will continue to share my humane and agapaistic views on this judgemental and homophobic site. The only thing that will silence me is if AB decides freedom of speech something they are unwilling to support.

      LG

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    13. How peculiar.
      Hormone blockers for confused teenage boys (suffering mental illness and delusions of being girls) is a 21st century form of chemical castration.
      One wonders if LG will find it within his queered interpretation of reality to condemn it with equal enthusiasm.
      Bewildered

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    14. I have a close friend who has transitioned from female to male and is so much the happier for having received the support abs kindness to transition. They ate at peace with who they are and are flourishing. It’s been a joy to witness.

      LG

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    15. She has XX chromosomes and no amount of delusion, mastectomies or female genital mutilation can ever alter the underlying reality, regardless how you try to dress it up or pander to your friend's mental illness.
      Sad, truly sad.

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    16. What might change reality for my friend is for you (and your like) to transition your heart from chromosomes of hate to those of love. Too much to ask?

      LG

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    17. Faith Militant9 June 2023 at 21:02

      Feelings are not facts and chromosomes don't have feelings, even in your invented and perverse alphabet world.

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    18. Menai Straight9 June 2023 at 22:08

      Glad tidings of great joy.
      Fewer mermaids and unicorns but more common sense.
      https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65860272
      Hormone blockers to be strictly limited to medical research.

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    19. Faith Militant10 June 2023 at 06:31


      I remember a similar cat story being the subject of heated debate on Ancient Briton not that long ago.

      We have a girl at school who identifies as a cat.
      https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/06/09/girl-school-identifies-cat/
      Now we have to deal with boys barking at her.
      不 不 不 不 不
      This story has made my day. Good for the boys.
      I wonder if the teachers have considered telling the dopey attention-seeking girl that she must now squat over a litter tray in the corner of the classroom rather than the trans friendly unisex toilets?

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    20. Or get the school canteen to serve her a tin of Kit-e-Kat every day for lunch and force her to eat it from a bowl without a knife, fork or spoon.
      Ninety nine out of a hundred owners who expressed a preference said their cat preferred it.
      Bewildered

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    21. Flea collar, worm tablets and vets bills rather than wasting valuable NHS resources.
      Legally she will also require to be chipped.

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  20. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/06/07/trans-pronouns-europe-row-inclusive-language-gender-neutral/
    The backlash has begun and the pendulum is now swinging back in the right direction.
    Death to right-on virtue-signalling wokeism.
    Bewildered

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  21. Hanging by a thread. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-65845463
    Charge rates dropped by two thirds since 2014.
    Chief Inspector of Plods confirms Plods are all but useless in annual report.

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  22. A plea
    I would be grateful if contributors would restrict 'comments' to relevant captions under this thread please.

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    1. Respectfully AB, if you permit contributors to post factually incorrect claims (re Alan Turing for instance) then it seems only right and proper to permit corrections, simultaneously supporting the guilty contributor's request to learn the lessons from History.
      One final point on the Turing affair.
      I seem to recall his gay lover was a young man, less than half his age and still a teenager. When the law was altered many years later, the age of consent was set at 21 so arguably, Turing might have also faced further charges of engaging in sexual activity with a minor and possibly rape (if we judge by today's standards that, by definition, a minor cannot consent).

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    2. Spot on Martha, well said.
      And bravo AB for publishing her comment.

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  23. A dogs dinner next to a pigs breakfast whilst Christ in Majesty looks on in bitter despair.

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  24. Wow! It's so big I can only just get my hand round it!

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  25. Archbishop presents +Mary with bespoke Taize crozier made by talented artisan.

    LG

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    1. Yawn.

      Brown nosing batty boy.
      Bewildered

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