Car Crash

Let’s put it like this. If I saw a confused elderly man about to walk in front of a monster truck, I’d obviously try to stop him, even if he was adamant that he wanted to cross the road, and especially if the monster truck was going swerve, avoiding him...

Stride or stumble

The polls have closed. I feel quite emotional. For lots of reasons it’s been a strange day. I feel like I’ve spent most of it looking down on myself, going about my business, not quite able to connect. This gigantic bifurcation that sits in front of...

Orlando

I grow weary of “responsible gun owners” blaming these incidents on mental instability. There’s no such thing as a responsible gun owner. You’re just an accident waiting to happen. And sooner or later, it always does.
Review: Leaving Berlin – Joseph Kanon

Review: Leaving Berlin – Joseph Kanon

I’ve just finished ‘Leaving Berlin’ by Joseph Kanon, a taut thriller set in the ruins of the ravaged city, during the strained and strange atmosphere of the Berlin blockade. Even though West Berlin was being kept alive by the massive Allied airlift,...