A girl with gold hair on the wind..

Into the light, Damascus

On the 16th of June 1904, 120 years ago today, the 22 year old James Joyce consummated his relationship with Nora Barnacle, somewhere on the streets of Dublin. Some twelve years later he enshrined this day in his epic novel ‘Ulysses’, recording the innermost thoughts of one Leopold Bloom as he traverses the old city… Continue reading A girl with gold hair on the wind..

Israel’s Incendiary Lies


The ability of Israeli leaders to tell lies is now legendary and pervasive – one could say ‘Israel’ is a country built on lies, and one whose status can only be maintained by covering those lies with more lies. In case some would say this is just words, and truth is relative, consider the simplest… Continue reading Israel’s Incendiary Lies