The spirit of Christmas, Sydney
I have the flu, it wet and stormy and the city is so noisy.
to the siege three days later:
The world seems to be in a dark place, despite all our scientific, technological and cultural achievements there is armed conflict all over the world, and now in the heart of Sydney. Poverty is still killing 6 million children a year and Christmas has been cancelled in Liberia. As for our animal relatives, global warming and human population pressureans on the planet now face extinction, 26% of mammal species and 13% of birds. continue to drive biodiversity loss. Yesterday (Dec 12), Nature reported that 41% of all amphibi
Then we get, ‘At least 145 people were killed, more than 100 of whom were children. Survivors described Taliban gunmen walking from one child to the next . . .’ This atrocity occurred in an army school in Peshawar where I had a wild time once (described here) – I can’t resolve this, the world is turning upside down.