And the wrong words make you listen… In this criminal world…

This much I remember from my International Law class, because this was the crux of it: states (nations, countries) can do what they want. They can forge agreements, and they can break them. There’s little to stop them from doing so. Sometimes sanctions work, sometimes they don’t; and with the number of states in the… Continue reading And the wrong words make you listen… In this criminal world…

Toss me a cigarette, I think there’s one in my raincoat… We smoked the last one an hour ago…

A few weeks ago, David Bowie’s response to his first-ever fan letter from America was circulating the internet. In 1967, a 14-year-old girl named Sandra Dodd offered to start an American fan club on his behalf. Bowie’s full-length, typed response expressed his excitement at getting a letter from America. He said there was a fan… Continue reading Toss me a cigarette, I think there’s one in my raincoat… We smoked the last one an hour ago…