Monthly Archives: September 2001

Escapism, guilt and very loud music

I ought to care more – well, actually I care a lot – but I keep letting myself get distracted from it all into other concerns or sheer escapism. Given that a part of me thinks that nothing any of … Continue reading

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OK Let’s talk about this. A long pompous post

My own position is pretty much a given – when I was younger, I was a Christian and therefore, as I saw it, automatically a pacifist. Eventually I got annoyed at the smugness of that position and its all around … Continue reading

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What is to be done

I’ve been thinking about what to do and how the terrible things that happened on Tuesday can be made the start of something good rather than merely a continuation of the endless revenge of everyone on everyone. It seems to … Continue reading

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The thing is – you just don’t know what to say. I watched hundreds of people die live on camera and I did not know what to say. Except to swear and cry for a second and think in horror … Continue reading

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Searching for lice and sense

It’s almost more interesting when films make no sense at all. I’ve spent most of the day trying to work out what Tim Burton actually thought he was doing in ‘Planet of the Apes’ and I think I know. What … Continue reading

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