Freshlyground: Chicken for Change

It's been a long time since I heard a genuinely great protest song: Freshlyground deliver. They just had their work permits for Zimbabwe revoked. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdf2lBIe4Ac

An Impeccably Renovated Terrace

In the course of this post it is quite likely that I will commit the 'etymological fallacy'. I'm just warning you now in case there are any young children around and you want to avert their eyes. [The etymological fallacy is when someone argues from the origins of a particular word to a conclusion about… Continue reading An Impeccably Renovated Terrace

Nice One Karl!

Capitalism has a sad reputation for being completely self-interested, exploitative, and not-a-little seedy. Frankly, I don't know why... But in the interests of righting a perceived wrong, and in light of the current ruminations regarding The Failure Of Capitalism. I thought it meet, right and my bounden duty to design a tribute poster for Uncle… Continue reading Nice One Karl!

Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur begins this evening. There was an interesting opinion piece in the Herald about it today. Fifty sins to get off your chest: the guilt trip with a happy ending - Opinion Now the Messiah has appeared, high priest of the good things that have come. In the greater and more perfect tabernacle not… Continue reading Yom Kippur