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When He took the slower path with us.

“The girl in the fireplace” is one of the most tragic and romantic episodes of Tennant’s era as the Doctor. The Tardis lands on a spaceship 3000 years in the future. Within the ship there are many windows into Pre-Revolutionary France, and all of them focus on the life of Madame de Pompadour, royal mistress […]

Why Rose follows the Doctor

Rose: “But it’s not! It’s now! That fight is happening right now, and he’s fighting for us! For the whole planet, and I’m just sitting here eating chips! … But what do I do every day, mum? What do I do? Get up – catch the bus – go to work – come back home […]

Bigger on the inside…

I seem to remember that the Doctor pinched his TARDIS in doubtful circumstances before setting out to explore the universe. Now, the last of the Time Lords travels through time and space in this sentient, telepathic time machine; his Big Blue Box. Can we find parables in his story helpful to our understanding of the […]

Something Old, Something New

After 16 years of silence from the BBC (1989-2005), Christopher Eccleston burst onto the small screen as the 9th incarnation of that “fantastic” Time Lord, Doctor Who.  Despite the northern accent (“all countries have a north”) and the ears (!) this new/old Time Lord was equally as good as the ones from the previous century.  […]

The Doctor cares

The Doctor cares

Welcome to the Blue Box Parables – unveiling the one true Time Lord

This blog is dedicated to the amazing way that stories told in popular culture reveal so much about the reality of our existence, particularly in relation to our Creator.  Whether they are designed with this in mind or not, just about every narrative points to the goodness of God. When good and evil come head […]

Perfect Chaos

God's Perfect Purpose in a Chaotic World


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Writings of a Christian Mystic

Brian Bilston's Poetry Laboetry

From Ideation to Poemification

knitting with heart

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Wildlife photography along the urban edge

Stills From Beautiful Films

a growing archive of handpicked stills from the best looking movies.