Category: History & Culture

not art, music, performing arts or literature

Google and children

[Up now at OoL.] Parents to blame if children view porn online, says Google Yep, Google are right on this occasion.  And the very first comment I also subscribe to: Good for Google. Whether you agree with the statement or…

Palestine

In a comment on this Palestine thing, I mentioned that Dearieme was wrong but also right.  Hell, I’m no relativist as a rule but in this case, it depends entirely on whose history you’re reading.  On this topic, there are…

ANZAC Day

Nice article on it at The Age: IN APRIL 1917, ”An Anzac Correspondent” penned a letter to the London Times. It began by re-creating the first terrible moments of the landing in Gallipoli: a long line of transports weaving through…

Care Quality Commission

Cynthia Bower, Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission , forced to resign for gross incompetence of CQC I haven’t written on a serious subject on here simply because there are others far more qualified and accomplished than me at…