Two reads on media propaganda

5 Jun

Rubber tramping again – here’s the van on the east bank of Loch Eck, Cowal Peninsula, yesterday evening – so will keep this brief. In 2016, with the West’s media propaganda blitz on Assad at its height, one of several … Read More »

British wildlife in May

24 May

I’m back from eight days rubber tramping Britain’s south coast, taking in the Somerset Levels, New Forest, South Downs, Dungeness and Thanet … gnocchi and pesto for supper at Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve, West Sussex … having spent the beginning … Read More »

Musings on an osprey

4 May

One of mine? I wish! In photography as in life, the two greatest obstacles to excellence are cowardice and indolence. Given a minimal level of technical competence  – focusing precision, and the ability to control light through the exposure variables … Read More »

Richard Murphy on Keir Starmer

3 May

Writing yesterday on his Tax Research site – see Starmer makes me despair – accountant, tax specialist and modern monetary theorist Richard Murphy has this to say: Keir Starmer was interviewed by the ever-affable Justin Webb on the Tory Today programme on … Read More »

Empire of hypocrisy

23 Apr

There’s a reason Caitlin Johnstone quotes feature so often on my masthead. It’s that she’s so fucking quotable. Her post today is not so much on any given topic as a bag of standalone variations on a theme. As per I’ve … Read More »