Lead; kindly light.

I receive advisory and targeted e-mails from many organisations, most of which end up in my ‘trash bag’; as I filter them away from an in-box which is kept for those deserving, i.m.h.o. of course, of my valuable time and…

Doris

Currently enjoying the charms of Doris in these windy isles – how are you managing today? Scene below was on Twitter just now, seems a bit windy over there.

South Africa [2]

Perceptions or reality? This is the issue we’re grappling with on South Africa. Hard to argue with a South African who says he was able to walk about Joburg with impunity decades ago, kept to safe areas after dark a…

Churnalism In The Age Of Consumerism

A generation gap in attitudes towards cooking and eating is helping to fuel the UK’s food waste mountain, research reveals, driven by time-poor millennials who do not understand the value of the food on their plate. In contrast to savvy…

Apartheid

This picture below is supposedly of Olympic Park, Melbourne, in 1971, a violent protest against Verwoerd’s policy of apartheid. Links from Chuckles before we begin: http://rahowadirectory.com/sacreativity/changing-history-the-verwoerd-assassination/ And different background – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendrik_Verwoerd http://www.sahistory.org.za/sites/default/files/DC/asjan59.1/asjan59.1.pdf Mention’s been made on this blog before that…

Drain the paedo swamp

The Good Lord Above, be there such an entity, makes use of the strangest tools – witness Saul of Tarsus. Now He’s apparently using the Orange Emperor. Nice take here on Vox’s site, via Chuckles:

Doctor Who – tell me it isn’t so!

I looked it/he/she up: http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/doctor-strange-whitewashing-an-open-letter-tilda-swinton-958212 For once, I’m so shocked, I can’t find the words to express just how bad this is, just how that show has been hijacked – a kids’ show by the way, and wrecked beyond all…