Photo: Santiago Mejia, The Chronicle From left: Dayana, age 22; her father Miguel; her brother Joshua, age 14; mother Veronica; and sister Luana, age 6; listen in to church service at Grace Cathedral on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 in San Francisco, Calif. People may have noticed the lack of new posts from my blog and…Read more Triumph of Evil?
(Image, courtesy of The Guardian) This post as posted first as a comment on Woebegone but Hopeful with whom I've engaged in regular correspondence on a variety of topics, but most recently, on Brexit. As with all these things, my friend and fellow blogger, a level will be found and the waters will settle. In…Read more Last word on Brexit (enough already)
Brexit has focussed people's minds in the last few days, particularly mine. I shouldn't worry, though. After all, I'm still a European. But I'm not happy with that state of affairs, either. I don't like an institution that began with an ideal to unite Europe and prevent war but has been subverted into a lumbering…Read more Football & Politics, don’t mix
The United Kingdom is in Political Trauma following a national referendum decision to leave the European Union . Emergency trauma centres are being set up in cities and towns from Land's End to John o'Groats, to deal with the mass hysteria and shock caused by this unprecedented outbreak of democracy. Unaccustomed to an outbreak as this,…Read more Do the Hokey Pokey and Brexit