Today the world changes. We don’t know how much, and it may not be as bad as we believe it could get. Still, it changes. But we must not.
A little while back, my wife was talking to me about her blog. She’s an independent author and, as such, uses her blog a lot to talk about her books, her characters, events, etc. One of the things she said was she found it hard to come up with ideas, given that there’s only so […]
When I was eight years old, my aunt used to take me on weekly train rides in the summer to Burntisland, across the Forth Rail Bridge that connected Edinburgh to the Kingdom of Fife. It was always something I looked forward to. From the train ride itself to traversing the majestic rustic bridge, to the […]
At the end of last year, I ran a little experiment on what would happen if you removed social sharing options from your blog. My curiosity stemmed from a couple of things: a really interesting blog post I read from Sam Solomon, and the fact that my blogging goals had changed drastically. Instead of talking […]
“Locker room talk”. A phrase that’s become widespread and widely-loathed in equal measures in the last week or so. A phrase that’s become synonymous with the way men treat women, and used as an excuse for off-the-cuff remarks that don’t deserve further inspection because “that’s how men talk”. Except it’s not. It’s not how men […]
If you were to believe the ramblings of a certain Presidential nominee over in the U.S., you’d think that religion (or a certain faith/belief) is responsible for all the ills of the world. Indeed, if you were to believe that person, you’d want to see these groups of people harassed, thrown out a country, stopped […]