Tag America

My Trip to America

I’ve been back from the the US for a few days now so had time to run through some thoughts I’ve had on the place. This was, I think, my fourth time over in the states. Over the years I’ve…

Gun Control

To be honest it generally feels a little futile to write about guns in the US. Every now and then I try to write articles or prose that in some way connects to tragic events in the world. I think…

The Primal Country

The US is hard wired to a violent fixation. What other country since Rome can trace it’s own existence so clearly in flowing lines of physical conflict, oppression, panicked escape and reactionary vengeance? The earliest colonists were running from a…

Old Crow Medicine Show – Wagon Wheel

Song of the day. Saw these guys live at the Grand Ol’ Opry in Nashville a few years back. Well worth the trip, as is Nashville in general for that matter. Anyway, rock me mamma, rock me…