How differently I felt about the Kennedys before I discovered they murdered Marilyn Monroe. Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditkudos to the venezuelan president for his recent speech at the UN, where he aptly referred to george dubya as the devil and noted that the smell of sulfur remained even 24 hours after the idiot president stood at the same UN podium. kudos because most of us with half a brain can smell the… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditthe pope is in the news today because he quoted a byzantine christian emperor’s idea of who Mohammed the Prophet was and what his teachings extolled, that islam is a religion of violence and it is to be spread by the sword. this was taken from a lecture he has been making on religion and… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit[istanbul] so many days have passed since i have been able to write. our internet connection is shaky at best and i am trying my luck to post this. yesterday, i had my first physical contact with Tommy, the stray cat who adopted us and is now a part of our family. he is the… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggReddit this happened to me last year. i was writing about the UN Commission on Human Rights (which turned out to be the last one, say true) and i realised that i was being extremely glib about very serious things. i forced myself to write an apology to all my readers as my tone and… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditpackers came today and put all of the possessions my family will keep into a container, soon to brave the wild tsunami-threatened oceans for sri lanka. moving day is always strange for me. i realised today that i have more attachment to the things that make up our home than the home itself. a carved… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditMay 06, 2006 local british election results came through today with a disturbing turn towards conservatism once again. portugal recently elected an ultra-conservative president. switzerland has the most conservative government it has had in 20 years, along with france. spain currently has a socialist government, but with two simultaneous separatist movements in the basque region… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, As you may or may not know, this weekend (the 16th and 17th of July) was the pre-WGIP Indigenous Caucus meeting in Geneva, in preparation for the next week of sessions of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Normally, I don’t do write-ups for these sessions, but since many of the key… Read full post.
emailFacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditGreetings to all, It was so great to see so many good friends, colleagues and relations this week! What a treat, and something of a shame that we are not able to see each other more often. I miss you all already! As I had found out that UNPO among other organizations were doing daily… Read full post.