‘Good to have you with us, bish’ said the young people up at Tarfside. No higher praise – so I went down the mountain this morning content and glad to have been with them. I did take time out for a quick peek at the agony column in Cosmo – one has to keep up to date with these things – but reckoned without the instant technology which captured the image on mobile phone camera, bluetoothed it to David Campbell’s PDA and is even now lodging it on

Still, that’s the price you pay for having a bishop who makes it his business to know about all sorts of things which one couldn’t discuss in polite company. How else is one to find out?
And on to lunch with the Trinity College Dublin Association – Scottish Branch – held in the Irish Consulate in Randolf Crescent – like sinking into a warm cultural bath of Irishness.