Works to nourish the uncolonised mind – Ursula K. Le Guin

I generally do not weep when my heroes die. But I do for Ursula K. Le Guin, speculative fiction writer, poet, scholar and genius, who left us at the age of 88. Not all tears are wrought of misery – mine are of joy that her work, writing, wisdom was shared to me, enriched me, and sadness that it has …

Not Just Eck

It’s weird just how supporters of the No campaign like to tie the cause of Scottish self-determination exclusively to Alex Salmond. Well, that’s flat-out wrong and a little bit sad. It’s a huge, diverse movement, and if Eck were to disappear off the face of the earth, it would continue unabated. At some point, head along to AyeTalks – and …