BOOK REVIEW: WE DON’T JUST PASS AWAY, WE DIE

This review, and the book itself, might be considered by many people to be “too much information”. If you are of a disposition that might be offended by a detailed account of death, then please do not read on. On the other hand this may be considered an informative and insightful essay on a subject we may have ignored or been deprived of learning about. It is a long read, about 45 minutes. The Editor … More BOOK REVIEW: WE DON’T JUST PASS AWAY, WE DIE

Voices from a past national crisis mirror the news fatigue challenges the media faces today

It was evident from the writings of MO diarists that everyday people reacted to the news of the war in disparate ways; far from the homogeneous “Blitz-spirit” narrative perpetuated by government newsreels. … More Voices from a past national crisis mirror the news fatigue challenges the media faces today

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY OR MAYBE NOT FOR EVERYONE

Fatherhood is a kind of superfluity, a makey-up thing. It can always be as it is so often depicted: useless, toxic or merely absent. But the vast majority of us try our best to make it up as we go along, through the million moments of time given and attention paid and stories read and goals conceded and snot wiped and encouragement whispered and hands held tight. … More HAPPY FATHER’S DAY OR MAYBE NOT FOR EVERYONE