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#MeToo

I didn’t look at Twitter for 24 hours a few days ago. #ROSEARMY

I posted a bit on FB. #metoo

I switched FB from public to only friends. 149 more words

Writing

It's popcorn time as the Tory implosion intensifies

The self-cannibalisation of the Tory party has been gathering pace since Theresa May’s disastrous conference speech.

Former party chair Grant Shapps claimed to have the names of ‘up to 30’ Tory MPs prepared to ask the ‘1922 committee’ to remove Mrs May. 295 more words

Mahomet and the golden camera

This is a piece I imagined based on my encounter with the family in Serjilla that I mentioned in my last Postcard from the past… 967 more words

Syria

Faction: ACE or “Who taught you how to fly?” (Starjammer/Starfinder)

he tentacle is back for another article. This time we need to talk about who taught you to fly? What academy did you part-take in? Well let’s make an organization/faction that with built-in plot device. 653 more words

Amora Game

Armed faction takes over protection of Libyan oil and gas complex, fresh concern over migrants

SABRATHA, Libya (Reuters) – An armed alliance involved in a three-week battle over the Libyan smuggling hub of Sabratha said on Saturday it had taken over protection of the Mellitah oil and gas terminal after expelling a rival group.
http://reut.rs/2wEWqRa

Washing eggs with Kandinsky and Dickens

I spent my childhood sitting in the shed at the end of the incubator room. To get into it I had to walk up rickety wooden steps, five of them, guarded by a savage cactus, waiting to insert its needle- sharp spines into any bit of flesh that forgot to sidle as I climbed. 1,026 more words

Imaginary Memoir

First Principles: Man's Very Nature Causes Faction

“The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.” —James Madison, Federalist No. 10 (1787)

To read our founding fathers’ thoughts on faction please see: 9 more words

First Principles