advocatus diaboli…

Right. So. Mary MacKillop. Here’s the sticky… In order for someone to be deemed a saint they have to have performed a couple of miracles, right? A miracle, I have learned, is something which defies medical evidence. By this rationale Bikram Choudhury could well be a saint– or you know, my mum for successfully remedying … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens.

Leonard aside, I have spent most of today thinking about Christopher Hitchens. My boss and I, well… we have some pretty good chats. Today, for example, we got to talking about the last standing bastions of brilliant writing, in our humble opinions. He mentioned unassamingly how much the planet is going to miss Christopher Hitchens. … Continue reading

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On Writing.

“Maybe there is no Heaven. Or maybe this is all pure gibberish—a product of the demented imagination of a lazy drunken hillbilly with a heart full of hate who has found a way to live out where the real winds blow—to sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink whisky, and drive fast on empty streets … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows.

“Mens sana in corpore sano [A healthy mind in a healthy body]. And, since we are to be spared no cliches in either English or Latin, get used to the idea of the government acting in loco parentis.” – Christopher Hitchens. I found myself last night alone in my apartment with an unplanned evening ahead. … Continue reading

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