‘When I’m older I’m going to go to festivals,’ announced the 14 year old cheerily to me the other day.
‘Why’s that?’ I enquired, expecting him to say something along the lines so he can have a great time listening to the music. 555 more words
This statistic should make your hair stand on end. You are 7x more likely to die because your rich employer wants to make more money than you are from any type of street crime, because, well, money man. 70 more words
“And surely you will pay for your pint,
And surely I will pay for mine!
And we will take a cup of kindness yet
For auld lang sine!” 1,726 more words
I’d been writing this post as a tribute to my lovely brother when this incident happened earlier this week and my disbelief in the way it has just been swept aside as a non-event has led to the tone of it shifting somewhat, but I still wanted it to be a tribute all the same. 1,552 more words
I recently assigned the students in my Geography 101 course a writing project whereby they select a song with geographically-oriented content and report on all of that song’s inherent regionalisms. 831 more words