The parable of the sower

29 Sep

Never has the world seemed a more dangerous place, nor more in the thrall of power-servingly mendacious accounts of why. The first fills me with alarm but also an imperative. The second can throw those like me – seeking, with … Read More »

Ruling class devilry and the Holy Bible

27 Jul

A week ago I posted on Latin America’s (and more generally the global south’s) defiance of “the international community” over Ukraine.  The international community as endlessly invoked by ‘our’ media It generated a response from – it’s possible this isn’t … 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 »