2017: Drugs, death, science.

FOR A MAN WITH NO FINGERS, TIME IS IMMEASURABLE. Time with a capital T. Time in italics. Time, whispers the dealer to the school-child. It’s the eighth of January, the Christmas tree has gone, it’s raining and foggy outside, I’m stood waiting for the bus and I wonder if anyone else has ever waited for…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Day 1)

Day one in Vietnam was like a kaleidoscope. Before this trip I’d never left Europe. There were sights and colours and smells and sounds that I’d never experienced before and I felt like everything deserved a picture. I’ve narrowed down day one to these four shots. I think they capture the essence of the experiences…

Sunday Musings 20/11/2016

That’s right, tape over your webcam like Zuckerberg does, because the government is on to you, and if it’s not the government, then it’s a greeb in his mum’s basement watching you bash one off to the new Miley Cyrus video. Mrs. “Un-elected” May has just pushed through the most savage surveillance bill in the…

DONALD TRUMP: THE ELECTED MEME

Credit to my pal Sam Garner for “the elected meme.” Donald Trump’s campaign was fuelled by a large group of pseudo-activists, whose picket line was not on the street, but on Facebook, reddit, Twitter and any other social media outlet you care to come up with. It is, as the Guardian has so nicely wrapped…

DON’T FORGET TO CONSUME, AND CONSUME TO FORGET

Could Christmas come at a better time? Trump is President, the world is melting, the alt-right is on the rise, ignorance is rife, refugees are freezing on the streets, bombs keep falling, Russia keeps grinning sadistically at me, Yemen is on the brink of collapse, North Korea keeps blowing stuff up, people are starving, old people…

Scylla, stay close

Five people in a luxury car caught up in a grand, sad sadness of leather seats and smooth wheels with tires scientifically certified millimetre perfect tires that blink at the rocks and the twigs and leaves. Ogun State, guns. Printers printing guns. Machines and Zeus, ruler and fondler of the world: the world and all…