Posted in July 2012

BK and the Beasts: The Compassion of Conservation

BK and the Beasts: The Compassion of Conservation

Sometimes, when the world gets to be too much, you just want to lie on your back on the shady grass and read the literary equivalent of fluffernutter sandwich. Or you want to pay to sit for two hours in an air-conditioned theatre and be engulfed in pleasant fantasy. When you emerge, the world is … Continue reading

The Up Side of an Upside Down World

Like a lot of people, in the last couple of weeks I’ve felt the mixture of disappointment and indifference that UN climate change summits tend to elicit these days. With the failure of governments to come to a binding agreement on greenhouse gas reduction at Rio+20 and the silence of major media outlets in reporting … Continue reading