Monthly Archives: May 2011

Very pleased by this review of my novel!

[UPDATE:  This is now available in an improved version with a shorter title as an ebook!] Professor Bruce K. Alexander, the author of The Globalization of Addiction, A Study in Poverty of the Spirit, has just sent me this review … Continue reading

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First poetry in years

Yesterday I wrote some poetry for the first time in years. Beyond comparison This verse is shorn of metaphor and simile. Will you smile? By contrast, this verse has metaphor, but not simile. Is a smile born? Dissimilar, this verse … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib company will not be used again for Scottish Census?

Below you will find (1) the Registrar General’s reply to my letter to him about the use of CACI (a company employed by the US government to work at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, where prisoners were tortured) … Continue reading

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