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Month: October 2017

Unhappy 50th: the Battle is Over

Unhappy 50th: the Battle is Over

Lying on one’s back after a knock-out punch is not a pleasant experience. Coming round, to the sound of a muffled voice, and a sudden rush of pain to the head leaves one wondering, “What the…? Where…? Who…?” And then things start to come back into focus – if one is lucky. At this point, the words, “Take it easy”, are useless. The fight of the last 50 years is over, but lying on one’s back is only recommended when…

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Enjoy Your Retirement, Comrade

Enjoy Your Retirement, Comrade

(Requiem aeternam dona ei, Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei. Requiescat in pace. Amen.) Today, there are a whole lot of tyrants around, and they usually all come in the disguise of good businessmen. A well-known, unsavoury, character died recently. He was a promoter of the denigration of women, and also a funder of the destruction of innocent human life. His publications were pornographic, and were used to corrupt the morals of generations. When he died, however, the tyrants couldn’t…

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