• Authoritarianism

    The great infantilisation

    It has puzzled me for considerable time now some of the truly childish “Warnings” that one finds on the side of food packets and generally throughout society these days. Nuts with the statement “Contains nuts”. [more...]
  • Fiction

    The Man Who Played Ross – Chapter 30

    Bartlett walked up the steep footpath to Glastonbury Tor and by the time he reached the top, he was breathing heavily. I’m getting too old for this, he concluded. The sun to the southeast cast [more...]
  • Arts

    The Year Turns, Part 7

    Lughnasadh For me, this was always one of the festivals which seemed to slip under the radar. Which is a shame, because it’s a nice social time, with fun and games, and good food. Falling [more...]
  • Arts

    The Swaling, Part Sixty Six

    “Mesdames et Messieurs, welcome to Le Salon Privé of the Lucky Saddle Craft Company, Geylang Road, Singapore. Are you ready to rumble? I said, are you ready to rumble?” Mr Tan was enjoying himself. A [more...]

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