Category Archives: society

The perils of owning a brothel…

A story appearing on the BBC website a few weeks ago, about the poor chap that found his Airbnb flat had been turned into a “pop-up brothel“, gave me a good chuckle. Having previously been the proud owner of a … Continue reading

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Reclaiming O’Shaughnessy for Roald Dahl

Ode Arthur O’Shaughnessy We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers And sitting by desolate streams; World losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are the movers and shakers … Continue reading

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Mad, bad and dangerous to know

Well. I’ve been trying to write the same post since April 2015, and it might (just) be about to be writ… or not… so a little preamble might be in order. I was at work. The phone rang. It was … Continue reading

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Do animals “feel”?

They say that animals don’t “feel”. Meet Blackie. At least that’s what we called her, as kids. It may even have been her real name, it’s been so long I’m no longer sure. That’s Eddy Miller on his rounds with … Continue reading

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Children playing with matches

I leave you alone for a week, and what happens? It was all very well allowing the children to shake the box… such a nice rattle noise to keep them amused for a while, and all… but who on earth … Continue reading

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Griefwalker

A friend shared this on the facebook. If you have 70 minutes to spare, well worth a watch. Incredible man, following a beautiful vocation… Synopsis: Griefwalker is a National Film Board of Canada feature documentary film, directed by Tim Wilson … Continue reading

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Space, time, and conflict…

With the rise of Nationalist feelings across a battened down Europe, and the possibility of a Reactionary president in the White House appearing ever more likely, a very timely post from Tom. ~~~~~~~~~~ As we said last week…those who are … Continue reading

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