Ahh, welcome to the sleepy little hamlet of Spittlefleck, where village idiots outnumber the rest. More colic than bucolic, and the smouldering resentments are abiding proof that it takes a 'child' to raze a village
or the inverse
plus a go to whoa of tonsorial styles featuring Donald Trump and Rachel Hunter!
And fake tickets if need be
The perils of hand drawn tickets became clear at the reconciliation of tickets after The Fall's University gig - a completely hand drawn facsimile of Chris Knox's ticket design - all done in biro on matching coloured card showed up - How we laughed, I think even Doug was impressed - kudos for the effort!
Ice has a rich literary heritage as well
who can forget the slush the Trask's trainload of lettuces became when their Ice-packed carriages got held up by snow then sidetracked in a Chicago heatwave ( East of Eden, John Steinbeck) ]]
or Fat Boy the ice machine in Paul Theroux's The Mosquito Coast
filmed by Peter Weir an acknowledged Ice Wrangler
Contained this observation:
For one thing, Mr. Putin is someone who doesn’t worry about little things like international law when he decides to invade a country. He’s “what you call a leader,” declared Rudy Giuliani after Russia invaded Ukraine.
The US has such a short memory - Iraq anyone?
“Oh okay, we won’t do that then.”
Las Vegas is a town built on betting, especially when the odds are stacked towards the 'House'.
coasting to barbarism...
Are we grown-up enough to work together to save ourselves?
...and there lies the tipping point question for humanity's choices 'going forward' - it dwells at the heart of 'Trump or Clinton?', 'National or Labour/Greens'?, 'Help or Hinder?'...
a C O' grief...
Local taxes only make sense if the damage done can be kept local – as the atmosphere is a global phenomena a globally uniform solution is required and tax ain’t the answer, a massive paradigm shift is…
I recommend Paolo Bacigalupi’s debut novel The Windup Girl for a glimpse into the world our present course may leave behind…