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Monthly Archives: July 2008

God the Father, God the Son and God the Olympic Spirit

Next month in Beijing, hundreds of people on drugs will run around in circles and throw things. I’ve heard various people here, enthused with the passion of the sacred flame, saying that this is the most important thing that has ever happened in China - displaying either a disturbing lack of knowledge of Chinese history […]

Start a war, win a war, prevent a war

This blog is a disgrace. I haven’t posted a single thing since May. I was tired. Sorry! There may or may not be some sporadic posting this month, but I’m now on holiday so I might not do anything much at all. Normal (i.e. equally irregular) posting should resume in August.
But for today, a look […]