Leftwing Christian Democrat / Jurassic Labour blogging on the political influence of the Catholic Rhinelands, S. Netherlands and Flanders. Also interested in Community work, Social Gospel, Post-Liberalism, Catholic Social Teaching, Nonviolence, Beer, Pickled Herrings
A moment of silence please for Bert Jansch who passed over to his reward today. Bert Jansch was a Scotsman born in Glasgow of North German descent. The name Jansch seems to be found mostly around the Hamburg area. Like most Germans in Scotland his ancestors arrived late in the 19th Century from around Hamburg.