Photograph by Mulier Fortis of the author of Bara Brith and me.
It took me ages to put a photograph of myself on this blog, I like anonymity, but I must say I am rather chuffed when people come up and and say, "Are you that Father Ray Blake? I read your blog". So thank you, if you introduced yourself yesterday.
I was a bit disconcerted when I was Rome last year and a certain senior priest recognised me in the Borgo Pio near Card. Ratzinger's former flat and told me "We keep an eye on your blog". Thoughts of the basement of the Holy Office passed through my mind, but he was very complimentary. He compared blogging to modern pamphleteering.