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[Ryan] In 'Wake in Fright,' Hell is Human Nature

I’m told that Wake in Fright (1971) is no more popular in the Australian outback than Heart of Darkness (1899) in Congo. The latter, though beloved in my neck of the woods, has not met such warm reception among the colonized. 2,099 more words


the things we keep over there

the things we keep over there
are over there for a reason
otherwise they would be over here

the things we keep over there
are out of sight… 326 more words


Salt and Light


“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. 659 more words

Britain's Denial of Racism And Its Perpetuation By Others

America is one of the biggest, most obvious examples of a post colonial country. It is a country where, in short, white Europeans came, killed and raped their way to claiming ownership of lands and then proceeded to kill and rape their way to financial, industrial, agricultural and economical power in a relatively short space of time. 589 more words

Give us our Daily Bread

Bread, a staple of part of the diet today as much as it was in the Georgian era. Hardly something controversial or so you would think. 897 more words

Prince Of Wales

Devout Meditations (10)

Sin is the sickness of the soul, in itself mortal and incurable as to any power in heaven or earth but that of the Lord Jesus only.  303 more words

John Newton

Amazing Grace

On his blog, my friend Tom Russell asked some time ago for readers to reflect on a song that impacted their lives. I answered immediately — “Amazing Grace”. 272 more words