Aug 042017
 
Semi-colonic anguish hurts

Semi-colonic anguish? Semi-colonic anguish sounds awful, like a disease … how apt. Does it affect authors? Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. All they do is show you’ve been to college.” Kurt Vonnegut Jr A while back, with much excitement, I discovered the semicolon unaware of the adventure […]

Dec 252016
 
Rage, Anger, Untruths, War … or  Human Kindness … Christmas spirit

It’s easy to slip into a negative feeling about political mischief, corruption and so on. I’d be very surprised if most of the vilified people don’t have a kind and generous side, and people who have little but good things to say about them.

Sep 132013
 
A Bolting Horse on the Road to Damascus

Where might things be going right? This is a tad different to the usual strident cry for investigation and retribution.