Running out of time.

Yesterday’s me:Confused.Helpless.Unsatisfied. Me before. Me not taking my shot, not writing like I’m running out of time. Me before swirls of show tunes, rap, dance, history, drama and fierce intelligence. Me before what Michelle Obama called “the best piece of art in any form that I have ever seen in my life”, me that could …

26kg of clothes every year is not enough

My wife turns on BBC news every morning as she gets ready for work. This morning, the BBC talking heads were discussing the problems of fast fashion. The discussion was underpinned by some ideas that never really got air time. So here they are: Fashion, to me, is two different things. The essential nature of …

Why do we accept the hierarchy of football clubs?

Another post on some on football-related questions. The first one can be found here. When Liverpool have a decent player, it seems inevitable that they will move to Real Madrid (Michael Owen, Steve McManaman and most regrettably Xabi Alonso),  Barcelona (Luis Suarez, Philipe Coutinho) or perhaps now Manchester City (Raheem Sterling). Why are some clubs …