Category Archives: Ramblings

Of Pot Plants and Prurience

As I’ve said numerous times, I don’t keep up with the news on a day to day basis. I don’t read newspapers, watch TV or even check dedicated news websites with any frequency. I get my news in drips and … Continue reading

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Manners Lost

I was recently watching the 2005 adaption of Pride and Prejudice on a night when foul weather raged outside. It had been a long time since I last watched it and I found myself focusing on the way the society … Continue reading

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Racism & Bigotry

We are taught that in the past everybody was racist, that they held prejudice against other races and cultures. The white race and/or European cultures are usually the focus of this teaching. In a way, this isn’t really wrong and … Continue reading

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Put not your trust in princes – Part 2

Thoughts on Donald Trump and the Wall

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Napoleon’s Mistresses

A few months ago I finished up reading Napoleon: A Life by Andrew Roberts. After finishing War and Peace earlier, I wanted to read a more sypathetic take on Napoleon and I honestly didn’t know a lot about the man’s … Continue reading

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Wanting to Live & The Gift of Life

It is often observed that life can hardly be considered a gift or a blessing for the poor and those who suffer through disease, deformity or just terrible luck. That only one who has a generally comfortable existence relative to … Continue reading

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Richard Spencer’s Mirage

I had the idea to write this much earlier this year but like many ideas it remained a (very short) draft and nothing more. With problems with computers, family and a recent return to my homeland, many posts that would … Continue reading

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