Thus spake Hillary

12 Nov

Spotted this morning, an FB friend living in Cairo referencing a story – click on the image – in yesterday’s Guardian. Her warmongering – its victims dark skinned and disproportionately female – aside, Ms Clinton is given to portraying herself … Read More »

Attenborough today

10 Nov

Mostly the weather has been wet, exceedingly so, but today was sparkling bright. With Jasper I took these in Attenborough this afternoon. The band of duckweed on the far edge of this sheet of water marks the normal course of … Read More »

Free Julian Assange

7 Nov

November the fifth at seven pm, outside the Home Office on Marsham Street, SW1. Speakers including Vivienne Westwood, Stop the War’s John Rees and Julian’s father, John Shipton, were backed by rapsters MIA and Lowkey as hundreds of supporters gathered … Read More »

Sputnik on Syria

2 Nov

Most of my coverage of the Syria travesty, this for instance, seeks to show the big picture. But big pictures are made up of small details, like the alleged chemical attack at Douma. Details of this sort are vital to … Read More »

Roger Waters on Julian Assange

28 Oct

Waters gets better and better. Here he is on RT: eloquent, informed, passionate. Not just on the shameful – and in its Orwellian implications terrifying – treatment of a man whose ‘crime’ was to tell us the truth about the … Read More »

Tebay today

28 Oct

Just an hour ago in fact. He’s going stir crazy – had final jab four days ago but vet says another six till he can be allowed to pace the streets and parks and wild places. Jasper’s in Sheffield with … Read More »