“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.”—Ernest Hemingway
I don’t know why we congratulate people in their teens and 20s for being slim, they haven’t achieved anything, they’ve just got a naturally faster metabolism. We should congratulate people 30+ for staying slim; staying slim when you’re older is hell. If I want to stay slim I have to exist on a diet of nothing but water and my own hopeless misery.
Here we have a bunch of religious ideologues, handed an open goal. They knew that the State-run broadcaster would fold at the slightest pressure following its own inept handling of the Reynolds case. They issued their baseless legal threats and the State-run broadcaster duly obliged, but here’s the rub. This Christian prayer-group declined the offer of a contribution to a charity and instead opted to grab the cash.