Ah, the ubiquitous apology for neglecting the blog that nobody reads, that nobody will read. I've been away, mentally if not physically. What follows is a splurge of some of the stuff I've written during that time...
“It is a feeling of relief, almost of pleasure, at knowing yourself at last genuinely down and out. You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them, and you can stand it. It takes off a lot of anxiety.”
Where I live
"[...] he continues his appeal for the cessation of the slaughter. He pleads for the changing of the system. He advocates co-operation instead of competition..."