Rant

Wipe the Slate Clean

Oxford University's Classics department is talking about removing Homer and Virgil from its compulsory syllabus.

Rolling with the Punches

Rolling with the punches, was one of my dad’s favorite expressions. Born before the first world war, he lived through the great depression, working...

As The Coronavirus Continues......

This morning when I woke up, I thought of the people who about two weeks ago or more was in the category who was told, “Stay home.” This morning...
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progress

when did i think life was about progress? things getting better improving new horizons silly life is about falling apart and heading for the grave...

i'm one too

only a long time ago there were different feelings when i didn’t have a degree or was it recently? those buildings the light spilling from windows...

shopping cart the hell out of it

a good slip out of reality there is no mars like the applecart i’d have expected better of the aliens, especially coming from mars, though nothing is...

Playing Golf While Rome Catches The Virus

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Rome was burning. Nero practised his violin to keep his mind off the ruin of his great city. Meanwhile Trump tried to cut taxes for the rich businessmen, desperately slashing Obamacare. Then the virus came.....!

Charivari

yes, well, I clapped too. Image source Wikipedia. Artist Grandville - public domain

I Just Can't Be Happy Today (Virus Version)

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(Based on/ influenced by the lyrics of the famous 1979 track by The Damned) They’re closing the schools They’re storing the books The church is empty...