Trumpet’s Downfall, part 5

This the final instalment of The Rise & Fall of Donald Trumpet Esq. I hope you've enjoyed it.Critiques and comments welcomed. Trumpet set Phibbs to examining the legality of the charges and what his potential liability might amount to while he marched to the door of Mademoiselle Fifi Fontaine. It was Mrs Mayfly who greeted…Read more Trumpet’s Downfall, part 5

Signs of the Time #18

Construction site hoardings go from completely boring to, well, inspiring. I caught this one near my home and very close to St Patrick's Cathedral, one of the oldest and most beautiful buildings in the city of Dublin.  

Signs of the Time # 16

In the '60s a philosophical political group, The Situationists, argued the subliminal messages designed to foster our consumerist desires, could be used and directed towards usurping that same commercial protocol and the political establishment it fostered and represented. Everything you see around you, every day, informs the reality you live in. What information you chose…Read more Signs of the Time # 16

The Faith that does not Speak its Name- Signs of the Time#15

Neoliberalism – the ideology at the root of all our problems Financial meltdown, environmental disaster and even the rise of Donald Trump – neoliberalism has played its part in them all. Why has the left failed to come up with an alternative? By George Monbiot, THE GUARDIAN Imagine if the people of the Soviet Union…Read more The Faith that does not Speak its Name- Signs of the Time#15

Signs of the Time #14

In more than fifty years of awareness of US presidential elections, has there ever been one as divisive or vicious as this one? Last night, Trump threw a baby out of one of his rallies. When I head that, I asked, what? He threw himself out of his own rally? As for Hillary Clinton, it…Read more Signs of the Time #14