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 »

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 »

Speaking of paedophiles …

11 Apr

In her column yesterday, apropos that  kiss, Caitlin Johnstone rightly widened the focus from the sexual abuse of children by men whose status, in religious as in secular walks of life, allows them even in the wake of Jimmy Savile … Read More »