The Collective Feminine Consciousness

  I went to see the Suffragette movie this morning. And I am not ashamed to say I cried through parts of it. It wasn’t so much what was shown in the movie itself, but what the story┬áreminded us of. The suffering through the ages of women and girls; the pain borne by the entire…

Let the lamenting not go unnoticed……

This week’s post is a little late because I have been away on holiday. There is plenty I could write about my little sojourn on the golden beaches of Queensland, but I will save that for later because there is a more important topic I wanted to write about today. A Maid’s Execution in Saudi…

Who’s Been Reading My Blog…..?

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys have prepared an annual report for my blog. In 2012, I had a total of 2,600 views of my blog from 52 countries in the 7 months I had been writing. Most were from USA, but New Zealand and Sri Lanka were not far behind. I am truly humbled by…

The Naive Radical

Torture Camp – A translation (Written by Ajith C. Herath from a Political Detention Camp) Awaiting the next moment With hopeless dejection I did not wish To be the first or the last There was no escape From that fearsome blow However low the head was bent All conscious thought disappeared The very first hour…