Slow Train Coming: An Essay on Australian Politics.

Cohen’s writing process, as he told an interviewer in 1998, is “…like a bear stumbling into a beehive or a honey cache: I’m stumbling right into it and getting stuck, and it’s delicious and it’s horrible and I’m in it and it’s not very graceful and it’s very awkward and it’s very painful and yet … Continue reading

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When To Call It.

It’s coming through a crack in the wall on a visionary flood of alcohol from the staggering account of the Sermon on the Mount which I don’t pretend to understand at all… – Democracy. Leonard Cohen. When it comes to making money… There are a great many ways to make a dollar. But here’s the … Continue reading

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From The Homicidal Bitching That Goes Down In Every Kitchen…

“Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” – Arundhati Roy. I happened upon this clip this morning while researching Arundhati Roy’s current court hearing. If you know much about Roy you’ll know that she’s often in a bit of legal bother for … Continue reading

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America:

I’m sentimental, if you know what I mean. I love the country but I can’t stand the scene. And I’m neither left or right I’m just staying home tonight, getting lost in that hopeless little screen. But I’m stubborn as those garbage bags that Time cannot decay, I’m junk but I’m still holding up this … Continue reading

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