It was Mark Twain who once said "If voting made any difference, they wouldn't let us do it." He was right, or so the British parliament thought when they set up what should have been an impossible to lose vote on the UK remaining part of the European union. Nobody, or so they thought, was … Continue reading Death of democracy?
With false God's to guide us And ill winds behind us The ship of life will dash against the rocks But if you raise the storm sail Calmer oceans soon will prevail And you'll safely steer her back into the docks Then make some course revisions Fill the hold with shrewd provisions Set a course … Continue reading Voyage of discovery
Life's too short to worry But it's too long to stand around waiting for things to get better You spend the first half of your life hoping things will get better And the second half wishing things were as they used to be. I spent all my life wishing I was ten years old The … Continue reading Thoughts
When I was lost, I shared the path with wise men Yet paid no heed to their advice Then stood forlorn at the crossroads of life Praying to be shown the true direction And though I was inspired by angels I was shepherded by demons I trampled over untold wealth unnoticed In pursuit of lesser … Continue reading Trip of a lifetime
If you didn't think this world could get any more piss bonkers, fucking looney toons than it already was, allow me to introduce Dr Rachel Mckinnon. The bi-cycling "woman" has entered the record books as the first transgender world champion, after winning the womens track cycling world championships sprint in Los Angeles last year. She … Continue reading Transgender sports wo/men
When we finally peered out from under our self contained rock and marvelled at the heavens and the wonders they must hold Did it really come as such a big surprise to realise that we are but nothing in the grand scheme of being The only real mystery is how we still refuse to accept … Continue reading The world in our hands
This has to be one of the best ideas yet. Of all the options available for extracting gas, the government have deemed fracking to be a safe and viable way of achieving this. Despite telling us for years, that wind, nuclear and solar power are the only way forward, they seem to have made a … Continue reading Fracking