I like to make a point of replying to comments on my blog posts. It's only right when people have taken the trouble to read the post in the first place and then go to the trouble of gathering their thoughts and commenting. So when Soni Chaudhari made the comment 'soothing...............' about a recent 50…Read more Mouth Watering Experience, Guaranteed.
The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. by Anika Burgess Humans are not built to withstand extreme heat: sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration. All indications are that heatwaves, of the kind that recently grounded flights in Arizona, damaged fisheries off Tasmania, and resulted in the highest temperature ever recorded, in Iran, are going to become more…Read more The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates
This a posting of a recent article in The Nation, so I can understand the use of the possessive determiner 'our' but neoliberalism is not just destroying 'your' democracy, it's destroying democracy. How elites on both sides of the political spectrum have undermined our social, political, and environmental commons. By Christopher Lydon read more
The Lodge at Doonbeg is one of the most highly praised resorts in Europe. by Thom Dunn (UPWORTHY) It attracts visitors from across the globe for its scenic views of Ireland's Atlantic coast and, most importantly, for its celebrated golf course. Since February 2014, the resort has been owned by Trump International, who scooped it…Read more Trump is already building a wall in Ireland, and the story behind it is ridiculous.