Bashert by Irena Klepfisz

 

“Ships lie in the sand near Muynak, Uzbekistan, in what used to be the Aral Sea. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, who visited the sea’s remains during a trip through former Soviet Central Asia, called the it one of the…

On the Margin

1. End your relationships. Relationships can make you feel wanted. This is unhelpful. Break off the engagement, walk out on your partner, ditch the parents. Do whatever it takes. 2. Shed your belongings. Material possessions can make you feel worthwhile….

Roystonea Lenis

  Following on nicely from my last post. Via these good people

When we couldn’t gain access to the Scarborough Hospital Social Club, the local Labour Party General Committee decamped to the nearest pub. It was a relief. I am of the opinion that all political meetings should have bitter on tap….

Last night was a watershed for me. At the Scarborough & Whitby CLP General Committee, an emergency resolution was passed that has renewed my optimism about the future of the Labour Party and my tiny role in it. Essentially, rather…

Okay, so I’m no psychologist. But it seems feasible to me that every politician, no matter how lowly, has, at very least, some sort of mild personality disorder. In fact, it seems highly likely. I mean, who in their right…