Monthly Archives: November 2015

More Raw Material

My career as a writer was preceded by a (more successful) career as a drinker and a (considerably less successful) stab at gambling. That lack of success increased exponentially when I combined the two. I’ve often wondered if there was … Continue reading

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An Idiot’s Guide to Bombing Syria

So the Free Syrian Army are fighting Assad but also Daesh. Assad loyalists are also fighting both the FSA and Daesh. Meanwhile, just about everyone is trying to kill the Kurds. Who, ironically, are probably the most effective force currently fighting … Continue reading

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Reason and Nuance walked into a bar. Well, it was a café, actually. But how many sick jokes start with anyone walking into a café? It was the morning of Saturday, 14th November 2015. Somewhere on the  19th arrondissement. Reason … Continue reading

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