Monthly Archives: December 2015

Welcome to my rabbit-hole…

Well. So this is happening, on the brink of a whole new year. Your humble author lady is now published in a print-on-demand anthology from Silver Birch Press, a tribute to Alice in Wonderland. Here are the links for where … Continue reading

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Quotable: Doris Lessing on doing

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Music for a Sunday: You be the Moon, I’ll be the Earth…

It’s so hard to pick a single song, but here it is. I am loving this entire second album of theirs.

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May the Force be with you, Evo…

Oh my. What have we here? A trailer for a new science-fiction blockbuster? But of course: And here’s the story, courtesy Aporrea: “Bolivian Wars: The ‘Yes’ Awakens” is the title of the video published by the Facebook page, Sí Bolivia, … Continue reading

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A happy holiday hootenanny

Sufi Muslim musicians play Christmas tunes. Just a reminder that Muslims too consider Jesus a prophet, and venerate him along with the rest. And that they, too, want peace on Earth. Happy Holidays to all!

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Venezuela exposes Macri’s hypocrisy

Oh my. This is just golden: Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodríguez holds up photos showing the “peaceful” demonstrations of the Venezuelan opposition during the Mercosur summit in Paraguay, shaming the new president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, who defended those demos … Continue reading

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Argentina: New laws to govern protests rejected, along with economic measures

Ahem. A little music, Maestra, to set the tone: Ah. That was lovely, even with the bit at the end missing. Now, the story: The Argentine head of cabinet, Marcos Peña, announced on Friday that the Macri government are preparing … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: One bad banana

Since it’s getting close to that day, and there IS a real-life Grinch out there looking to make it miserable for everyone, I’m just gonna leave this riiiiiight here.

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Wankers of the Week: Ones for the Krampus

Crappy weekend, everyone! It’s beginning to look a lot like Kissmyass, for sure. No, it’s not all snowy where I live; in fact, we’ve had flurries exactly twice, and both times the flakes were gone from the ground in no … Continue reading

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Argentina: The honeymoon’s already over for Mauricio Macri

“Macri out!” reads a graffito on a shelter in Buenos Aires. It’s a sign of the times for the new so-called president, who’s barely been inaugurated and is already facing calls for his resignation from an indignant, and very large, … Continue reading

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