Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Between Ireland and France, there is more to life than Brexit.
Over the weekend just passed two events that have un-organically taken place have bouldered me into a headspace that I can no longer ignore. On the 18th of April Irish Journalist 'Lyra Mckee' was heinously gunned down by a member of the nostalgically named 'New IRA' on the streets of Derry who were fighting… Continue reading Between Ireland and France, there is more to life than Brexit.
Say what you want to say, but to whom and how
This afternoon in the city centre of Exeter there was the by annual march to promote the need to address the horror that is Climate Change. Banners asking 'WTF' 'Not in my name' 'The earth is sick' and a few that carried the expected political messages that blame the establishment for denying it's actual existence. … Continue reading Say what you want to say, but to whom and how
Don’t forget about the Bard
I can honestly say that I haven't seen a more nightmarish scene being played out since New Labour chose the song by D:Ream 'Things can only get better' and implying the exact opposite throughout their 13 year tenure as the UK government. Once again last night the now Conservative government helmed by Theresa May was… Continue reading Don’t forget about the Bard
An announcement within a canvas
The Austrian neurologist Victor E Frankl was one of the many witnesses who spoke of the existential horrors they frightfully observed and engaged with in the Holocaust, as well as the lessons that could be applied in the real world if they survived. The magnificent book he wrote of his account, 'Man's search… Continue reading An announcement within a canvas