Monthly Archives: September 2013

“I agree with Nick”

Where, as The Pixies so memorably sang, is my mind? You know how this blog works. I take a major global story everyone’s talking about, add a unique slant no one else has thought of, and a million people say “wow, that’s cool”. Or I take a tiny local story, add an interpretation that relates […]

Axis of evil

A story posted a while back by a friend on Facebook got me thinking. The story’s here, and the headline pretty much sums it up. Campus police on a prestigious American university seem to have been siding with the perpetrators of rape against its victims, a mix of the “it wasn’t really rape” and “she […]


No excuses. I haven’t posted for a week. And I’m not posting now, either, not really. I’ve been getting back into the swing of things but it’s been a little hectic. And it’s not like I’ve got anything to say about (for instance) Putin and Syria or the Lib Dems or dear old Michael Gove […]

Letting go

Just got back off my holidays. Lovely time. Devon, then home. Scotland, then home. Maybe not the most adventurous of choices, but it was fun, and that’s the most important thing. It’s when you go away, and then come back, that you realise what kind of person you are. There are people who can get […]