May you live in interesting times is a British expression that we often say the Chinese said. To be honest, I don’t know if this is true or not, but I certainly now feel the tension and anxiety such an idea proclaims in so few words. The current period the UK will is going through will undoubtedly become a period of time that many academics base an entire career on the study of how a union of countries disintegrated, the UK not the EU.Read More »
Is it the first day of the new week or the second day? Should I even care? It’s not like Monday isn’t just a social construct, like money. Thinks that only exist because we pretend they are real. Is that the real human condition? To live in a state of denial about reality?Read More »
The main problem with people is that they are not squirrels. With squirrels, you know where you stand. Squirrels don’t want to talk to you; they certainly don’t want to raise your anxiety levels. Squirrels just want to be squirrels.Read More »
Her legs bent up at her ears.
There is evil and hurt in those eyes.Read More »
A tiny excerpt from a novel I’m working on dealing with how academics are turning up gruesomly murdered. At the same time there is a group of terrorists campaigning around language rights. As dectectives hunt the killer it looks more and more like the evolution of language is the culprit.Read More »