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…Because All Can Govern

…Because All Can Govern

My last two posts were entitled If All Politicians Are Bad… and …We Must All Be Politicians… respectively. Now you have seen the title of the third, and concluding, post in this series. In most minds, government is something done […]

…We Must All Be Politicians…

…We Must All Be Politicians…

In my last post, I felt driven to comment on the current scandal surrounding British Members of Parliament and how they have been able to abuse their expenses. In that regard, I have been like most people in Britain, who […]

If All Politicians Are Bad…

If All Politicians Are Bad…

Democracy. It is a Greek word. The word is the conjunction of “dêmos”, meaning “people”, and “krátos”, meaning rule. The word has been around for a long time, as has the problems associated with running a democracy. A quick look […]

More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

More Empire Strikes Back: Parallel Universe

A long time ago, there was a saga that borrowed from another saga. Imagine a parallel universe where the characters in Star Wars can travel faster than light and shoot laser beams, but otherwise behave much more like you and […]

The Consolations of Being 30

The Consolations of Being 30

This is a poem I wrote recently to celebrate the birthday of Mrs. Tracy Buys. Saying that, I think it is true enough for all, whether looking back on bring 30 or still looking forward to it… It’s time to […]