Is the Family Political? Feminism vs Political Reality

Recently, at a luxury hotel cocooning immense wealth, surrounded by a city enveloping immense poverty, I had a private debate with a feminist. The feminist, herself a product of immense wealth and privilege (annual salary $93,000 a year before fringe benefits like pensions) was adamant that the family is political. This is a lie. Objective… Continue reading Is the Family Political? Feminism vs Political Reality

Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Mankind has reflected on lessons from nature since time immemorial. Consider the book of Proverbs: “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest” (Proverbs 6:6). We could also cite the widespread… Continue reading Wild Beauty – the Work of Grainger McKoy

Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir

Legionnaire: Five Years in the French Foreign Legion Simon Murray There are books that are not quite great but are still touching – books like plain women with beautiful souls – and Legionnaire by Simon Murray is one of them. Murray, a privileged, nineteen-year old Englishman, possessed with an ill-defined malaise, turned his back on… Continue reading Brutal Romance: A Foreign Legion Memoir