In any century

In any century

It’s the half-truths that lead To the full-on lies Things glimpsed sideways– Poorly lit And interrupted endlessly By video singing buy me Wear me fuck me drink me– Greed, fear, envy The neighbours’ grass always greener Their car always shinier Their vacation photos online Happier and better shot Ignorance, anxiousness an avenue– What we know …

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Skellig Michael

Skellig Michael

… was here a week and a bit back. Southwest Ireland, this rock off the coast. Worth grepping about the web, if you’ve a sec, and this is new to you. You’ve probably seen the clocháns at the top if you’ve seen either of the recent Star Wars films (they used them for Luke’s ‘Jedi …

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It takes tremendous effort

It takes tremendous effort

It takes tremendous effort to bring dormant aggression to the surface, and to give it a coherent, collective expression. This is as true of mass atrocities in distant lands as it is in the ominous rise of populist hatred and terrorism in our own midst. There is nothing random or spontaneous about radical evil. It …

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So. Did I miss anything?

So. Did I miss anything?

My apologies. I had meant to return earlier. I was delayed. … anyway, I am listening, at this moment, to Sue Gardner, on the subject of public broadcasting. A cat sits next to me, cleaning herself, as cats are inclined to do. Ms. Gardner’s discussion would be here, if you’re curious. This first post of the …

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