Those who looked the other way

10 Jun

“Those who looked the other way, because they disliked Julian Assange, when the Department of Justice indicted him on a legal theory – that publishing clear public interest journalism could constitute multiple Espionage Act violations – should reconsider where that … Read More »

Great crested grebes go fishing

9 Jun

Yesterday my favourite water bird further endeared itself to me. At Colwick Country Park, where flooded gravel pits are topped up by the Trent a few miles downstream of Nottingham, a pair of great crested grebes were ferrying chicks on … Read More »

Speaking of police brutality

7 Jun

A friend emailed yesterday, saying I hadn’t been posting much of late and wanting to know I’m OK. I’m not, as it happens. I’m depressed, a little frightened and very confused. None of these states are bad things. They don’t … Read More »

My May reads

23 May

this post also features on off-guardian As I had last month, I’d wanted in my three reads this month to start addressing the alarming bellicosity of Washington in respect of several nations, but most frighteningly China. For those with some … Read More »