Orwell’s book is an oft mis-quoted book by people who have obviously never actually read it. I must have first read it when I was about 13, one of the most frightening books I have ever read. I don’t recall the TV adaptation, nor the film with John Hurt, though I love Terry Gilliam’s Brazil which captures the… Read More »
A few weeks back I wrote a post on clearing out the last of the mental garbage associated with the ‘sissy’ label. Around about that time there was a very good post by furcissy analysing the over broad usage of this label in confusing and pejorative ways. It’s a good piece, providing some insights in to the extensive behaviours and… Read More »
I’ve been suckered by labels again. Just when I thought I’d cleaned out the last of them, hubris brings me back to earth.