5 Minute Break is Jonathan’s page on Substack and features his observations on life, the universe and other such stuff.

These are quick reads – for when you just want to take a short break and be challenged, amused, or maybe mildly pissed off by an old codger having a bit of a rant.

My Cod religion is a great catch

So let's not carp on about it.

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All hail to Lord Cod Almighty

Or is there something fishy going on?

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You have to respect my rights

Because I am worth it...

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The birth of the Christ

Perhaps the true story of the birth of the Christ...

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AN UNHOLY F-BOMB

Or how we learned to love the effing Word

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Future Classics

What music will still be played in 400 years?

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The Zombie Invasion

No, not those zombies!

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Inspired by a Church

I am not normally one to seek inspiration in a place of worship, but this one sparked the story that became The Witchfinder's Well.

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9/11 – trying to get across the USA

On the 11th September 2001 I was supposed to be flying across America. Naturally that didn't happen - here's my story of that momentous day.

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