Tout est pardonne

“All is forgiven”. A cartoon of a very tearful Mohammed, holding the placard “Je suis Charlie” is probably going to be the most widely bought title in Europe this week.How daft the assassins who murdered staff of this satirical French magazine in Paris were.Daft yes, but representing millions of other idiots, unfortunately.As a child I learned the sayingContinue reading “Tout est pardonne”

2014 RIP A better new year

The last few months have been the most traumatic in my life, because of the illness and death of my big brother Malcolm from bladder cancer. The dementia that accompanied the later stages of his illness increasingly took his soul away from me, and we often conversed in silences, smiles and strokes. He died onContinue reading “2014 RIP A better new year”