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The un-natural cost of colonialism

If a persons social position can be determined by where they were conceived then their racial standing can be fixed by what ocean their great great grandmothers and fathers first dipped their toes in. You find it being more of a constant of Caucasians in the west that they think not in terms of parental… Continue reading The un-natural cost of colonialism

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The gaudy noise of soldier boys

I grow old as they stay the same Men that breathe as boys For precept they gained yet the barrel still waned But the herald still lives with their noise And the songs of our fathers and fellow countrymen What sing gaudy through the canon Why shant the lauded echoes pipe for me? As it's… Continue reading The gaudy noise of soldier boys

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The empty space is only good for the actor

'Start writing no matter what. The water does no flow until the faucet is turned on' This was the wise dictum given by the American novelist 'Louis L'Amour' that I found hanging around on a site setup for aspiring free lance writers that I usually visit when looking for some literary pep. And it's always… Continue reading The empty space is only good for the actor

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The Islamic paradox

In the late hours of this afternoon it was reported that a supermarket in the French town of Trebes was the scene of hostages held in the name of Redouane Lakdim who had claimed to be a member of the Islamic State and demanded the release of Salah Abdeslam, the gunman who carried out the… Continue reading The Islamic paradox