As I was driving towards the mighty Aonachs last Tuesday morning, the car radio tuned itself into the news programme of a regional station I normally never hear.
For a couple of days at the beginning of last week the hypocrisies of cannabis oil’s legal status were on full display in the establishment news media. Continue reading “A wee flurry”
The truth lies not in the difference of opposing opinions, but in a plurality emerging from the refusal to oppose opinions in any kind of abstract dichotomy – no matter how threatening they are to established knowledge.
I have been a cancer patient for more than five years now. Continue reading “Not giving cancer any solidity #1”
Munros since diagnosis #143 to #147
Among the unreported atrocities of these times is the cleansing of Tibet by China of every vestige of its ancient culture.
Zo. Daar zit je te zonnen, in de sneeuw, lekker warm onder je dons, fleece en windstopper, boven op de 135ste berg die je beklommen heb, vijf jaren nadat je verteld werd dat je zou maar drie jaren nog te leven hebben, ook al je de medicatie nam, en slechts maar één zonder. Wat een wonder is dit!
Sometimes things happen in the world that make a difference to all of us, irrespective of our political leanings or affiliations, and which therefore expose more substantial political forces and powers at large. I have always wanted to keep politics in the first sense out of this blog, but I have no problem engaging directly with the latter. Continue reading “It’s probably shite being Catalonian right now too”