This is not an article lamenting a lost past, as that is boring and indulgent, but more of some thoughts on small things that change, and the relationship to human habit. I just picked up an old book to read again and look what I found as the book mark. People below a certain age
Today’s meditation: Over the last few days on a few occasions I’ve started to write different statuses about it, but then deleted them rather then pressing send, as I don’t want to get into a debate about it. But there is so much to say about it, but I don’t want to spend my time
Courtni Webb, one of your 17 year old high school students, is now facing the possibility of being expelled from your school after writing a poem about the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the poem Courtni wrote she understood why someone like Adam Lanza might do what he did. She wasn’t agreeing with
Written in 1995 when I was in my second year of my undergraduate degree, I wrote this essay about Rodney King, the LA riots, and the role of the media. I thought it was apt to upload it here today, on the day of Rodney King’s death. To access the Pdf click here.
In Roland Barthes’ influential book about photography, Camera Lucida, the French theorist writes, “Ultimately, photography is subversive, not when it frightens, repels, or even stigmatizes, but when it is pensive, when it thinks.“ The new photography exhibition at Knowle West Media Centre, Shooting ‘Youth’, is subversive therefore for a number of reasons. It is an intelligent photography exhibition
My first suggestion for Looters reading is ‘No Logo’ by Naomi Klein. You’ll then realise you’re only puppets (consumer slaves) of the designer goods you are stealing and wearing. Wikipedia says, “The book discusses how brand names such as Nike expanded beyond the mere products which bore their names, and how these names and logos
Front page of every paper is about the hacking scandal and Sir Paul Stephenson’s resignation as head of the Metropolitan Police Force. All except The Sun, which has The Beckhams’ baby in a huge photo, with just a tiny mention of this story. In the future The Sun should not dare ever complain about the