I was driving home from work on Sunday (20th July) after a relatively uneventful day with no sirens (for a change), and no running to the bomb shelter. Actually got some work done. All of a sudden a news alert beeped angrily at me from my phone. I opened it whilst driving (yes I kno... (more)
Gerald Scarfe, the venerated political cartoonist of the Sunday Times, New Yorker illustrator and creator of Pink Floyd's The Wall cover is the latest cartoonist to cause uproar and be pilloried as a blasphemer (kind of). This time from the Jewish camp, claiming his work in the Sunday Times (27th... (more) OK so I wrote this towards the end of last year when the last Israel / Gaza conflagration was raging, but I felt, with some of the recent comments I've read on Quora, that there was still some pertinence to it. So hear goes, my first blog post....
Four years ago I spent the duration of Operation ... (more)