Category Archives: The dead.

On the passing of Margaret Thatcher…

If you can’t say anything nice…Let Elvis Costello speak for you. Canonization is for Saints. Margaret Thatcher was no saint. That is all.

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FOR MEMORIAL DAY: ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH.

I’m horribly late on this.  But for our Veterans and fallen ones, better words than I could muster from Wilford Owen. What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?  Only the monstrous anger of the guns.  Only the stuttering rifles’ … Continue reading

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