The truth about RT America

20 Nov

Initially put off by the manic tempo of this Russia Today presenter, that response was soon replaced by appreciation of his comic brilliance and, more importantly, the truth of what this American social commentator is saying. See for yourself in … Read More »

Catalonia: an anarchist perspective

22 Oct

LPA – long post alert! This needs an hour, maybe two. This is a busy October. It’s five hundred years to the month since an exasperated preacher and professor in theology nailed his ‘grievances’, a summation of ninety-five theses written … Read More »

Crossing Paso Jama

19 Oct

Doing a rare inbox tidy up today, I happened on a thread I’d not only forgotten but whose final two emails had passed me by. In early June a French friend emailed a piece by a man just shy of … Read More »

Taiwan: nation of show-offs

14 Oct

Photographers, even wildlifers and landscapers, love show-offs. And Taiwan loves to show off, its women especially. Young or old, any suitably scenic location brings them out in droves. Not just with selfie stick and smartphone (or escorts toting SLRs) but … Read More »