August 29, 2019

An ancient piece of Judaic commentary holds that the liver is the organ that best represents the relationship between parents and child: it is the heaviest of all the viscera and accordingly the most appropriate bit of one’s guts. Only two of the six hundred and thirte...

August 29, 2019

Looking across Raffles Place in Singapore, I have been horrified by how few men now wear socks. 

It seems that it has become socially acceptable for men to show their ankles when wearing trousers.

Worse than that, this has now become almost commonplace within the CBD.


August 24, 2019

Having a purpose is an integral aspect of enjoying your life. This may seem an obvious statement, however, it seems to be one that has been lost in the West. 

Religion used to provide people with a purpose, however, it has now become unfashionable.

The family has hi...

August 24, 2019

April 23 1910

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; w...

August 24, 2019

I've really physically deteriorated since hitting 40.

My back aches and I feel 45.

I really don't find much enjoyment in much these days apart from getting shitted - is that bad?

And now the mornings are so terrible that it's almost not worth drinking.

So you just end up w...

August 11, 2019

There is no clearer demonstration of the essential identity of the two political parties than their position on the minimum wage. The Democrats proposed to raise the legal minimum wage from $3.35 an hour, to which it had been raised by the Reagan administration during...

August 7, 2019

First Published in Counter Punch


Former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was known predominantly in the West as a strange and eccentric dictator. An often-comical man who fit the West’s stereotype of the “foreign” villain.

In 2009, Gaddafi insisted on st...

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