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Creating people's geographies

Wry Swiss cartoon on Higgs boson ‘god particle’

Currently I am just outside of Zurich, and the big news out of Switzerland at the moment is of course about two significant discoveries. One is the discovery of polonium … Continue reading

6 July, 2012 · 1 Comment

2011 Visual Retrospective: I

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4 December, 2011 · 1 Comment

Farewell Francis Khoo: Friend of Justice

Francis Khoo Kah Siang, 23 October 1947 to 20 November 2011 It must be so bizarre that the one person who loves you beyond words and whom you also love … Continue reading

28 November, 2011 · Leave a comment

Home Front: Portraits of Sheikh Jarrah

Well worth watching these human-level vignettes that humanise the headlines. From the creators of Budrus comes Home Front: Portraits from Sheikh Jarrah, this is a series of short documentaries telling … Continue reading

16 October, 2011 · Leave a comment

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"