Life is full of tragedies. Mostly they pass us by unless you’re personally involved. Millions die all over the world from war, disease, starvation, or plain neglect and we neither know nor care, except on an impersonal; “Oh those poor people… ” sort of feeling. If we’re stirred at all, we send off our donations … More It's so much worse when you *know*.
Despite my complaints about UK rag, The Daily Mail in the last post, I *did* read several of the stories. One that caught my eye was yet another story about the bizarre garbage collection laws currently being enforced in draconian style by kerbside Nazis. In this particular case a 22 year old woman has been … More More rubbish about rubbish.
I’ve been perusing the UK papers again and have spent a while looking through The Daily Mail which I’m sure I remember as a right wing, but basically even handed paper with some good editorial comment. The online version seems to either belie this memory, or the social situation in the UK has deteriorated to … More On the media's tale.