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A Trilogy of Red: Part 1 – Crimson

February 28, 2017 6:46 pm0 comments
A Trilogy of Red: Part 1 – Crimson

Deep in a copse, under a thicket of brambles his member strokes your inner thigh. Cotton sodden from dampened earth, and a mystical murmur hangs beneath the treeline.  It trickles down your leg to mingle with mud and leaves, like a wet dream; a Rorschach test – all confused and […]

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The Land Of The Not-So-Free: Modern U.S.A.

January 26, 2016 3:00 pm0 comments
The Land Of The Not-So-Free: Modern U.S.A.

‘The Land of the Free’ is no more. This statement should no longer even be associated with America. It has come into light, the ‘Land of Opportunity’ has sunk yet another level in its economic freedom index: the ‘Great American Nanny State’ is 20th in the Overall Freedom Ranking. In […]

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Baltic Countries, Whole World Must Remember, Honor True Heroes of War against Nazi Germany

May 14, 2015 5:47 pm0 comments
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LOSKA, Estonia (June 15, 2010) Estonian soldiers wade ashore during a combined U.S. and Estonia amphibious assault training exercise during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2010. BALTOPS is an annual exercise to improve interoperability and cooperation among regional allies by conducting realistic training with the 12 participating nations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Rocco DeFilippis/Released)

Citizens of the Baltic States, like all people without exception, must remember and honor the names of the true heroes who fought against the Nazi occupation during the Second World War, write Mikhail Krysin, well-known Russian researcher of history of the Baltic States, author of numerous scientific publications and several […]

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Techno Parody

March 5, 2015 1:53 pm0 comments
Techno Parody

Has Apple become a parody of itself? I was recently shown a commercial from the the Superbowl Half-Time show from 1984. It was an Apple Macintosh Computers commercial depicting a harsh, cold and indoctrinated dystopian world, with everybody seemingly obeying the voice/face on the screen. In comes a colourful woman […]

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When is journalism a crime?

July 6, 2014 6:00 pm0 comments
When is journalism a crime?

The verdict to sentence three Al Jazeera journalists to at least seven years in prison has sparked outrage around the world. The Egyptian court found Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed guilty of reporting false news and associating with the now blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood. ‘‘Journalism is not a crime,’’ Juris […]

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Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

November 4, 2013 6:05 pm1 comment
Do as we say or we’ll take your post away

We have all felt it in one way or another. The pressure to conform to what is, socially, right or expected. This pressure can come from friends, family, the media. Look in any direction and I guarantee you will find someone telling you how you ‘should’ be acting. However, when […]

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‘Tell Them About the Dream’: US Civil Rights Campaign

September 13, 2013 11:28 am1 comment
‘Tell Them About the Dream’: US Civil Rights Campaign

“If you’re black, you better not show up on the street, ‘less you wanna draw the heat” (Bob Dylan, ‘Hurricane’) And sometimes you might ‘draw the heat’ using public transport, as Rosa Parks found out on a cold winter’s evening in Montgomery, Alabama back in 1955. Alabama, like all the other former […]

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Keeping your independence after University

April 20, 2013 12:00 pm0 comments
Keeping your independence after University

For the past three years coming home to see my parents has felt like a bit of a statement, it’s the ‘I actually moved out before I’m Thirty and I’ve come home to visit you’. In the run up to leaving for university, on the brink of independence, I felt […]

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