Category Archives: hard bits

a tear-able situation

Sorry -  I can’t resist this. From an ABC news article: (http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-08-10/society-role-in-london-riots/2833168) But Ms Batmanghelidjh says many British youths have lived with that feeling of fear for their entire lives. “This happened to the public for a few days. But many of these children are chronically frightened – they get attacked in their own homes, […]

Iceland as a mini-me of the world economy

I don’t know anything about the source of this article http://mondediplo.com/2011/08/02iceland on Iceland but it shows in microcosm what is actually going on in the world economy. Collapse is inevitable and has been for some time and the story in Iceland is typical of HOW the white-anting has occurred. It may well be that we […]

love is … a room full of razor blades

If you’re wondering how that could possibly be both true and a good thing, think of Eustace Scrubb in Lewis’ “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.” love is loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong suffering. love is not nice pictures of sunsets and flowers. pretending that everything is OK is not love. pretending to love is not love. saying that […]