Xenophobia

When times are hard, it is human nature to want someone or something to blame. It could be argued that we have never…

Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income or UBI for short, has a growing number of advocates. Much has been written about this subject over the past…

Wanderers

Plans are gathering, SpaceX have announced their BFR/BFS architecture and an aspirational set of dates for “boots on the ground on Mars”. In…

Miss me but let me go

It’s been a while, a long long while. My mum was diagnoses with cancer almost three years ago. The previous year my brother…

Decline

The imminent nature of death, of a terminal illness and knowing you are loosing a loved one. Mostly you just deal with it. There…

Earth 2.0 Located

While I was sleeping NASA made a big announcement. The Kepler space telescope has found a new Earth, at least, that’s what the…

The meaning of life

“The human heart can only find meaning in the smallest of moments? They’re here. Among us. In the shadows. In the light. Everywhere.”…

Motivation

Every so often I can feel myself feeling at a low ebb. Sometimes worse than others. I am sure it happens to everyone.…

Heroes Reborn

Did you love the original series? Granted, the plot went a bit wayward at times in Seasons 2 through to 4, but despite…

Perception is reality

Your reality is defined by your perception. Everyone’s. Mine, yours, the world, people, places. All of it. This feels like an odd concept in…

Politics

As “leaders of the free world” it seems to me that most, if not all, politicians are full of crap and are, at…

Mixed emotions

Worry. Perhaps fear that the worst news is yet to come. No one ever wants bad news. Sometimes though we steal ourselves for…