Nothing Like An Anniversary…..

Next Monday marks the thirteenth anniversary of my first encounter with human traffickers. There’s really not much point in going into the story behind that run in, except to state unequivocally that the day in question essentially shaped the rest of my life, and is when I began both physical training and researching in earnest. […]

Regarding Refugees

Intercepted by ISIS fanatics just yards from safety: Moment hundreds of desperate Syrian refugees are frogmarched back to face death as Turkish troops look on helplessly from the border Intercepted by ISIS fanatics just yards from safety: Moment hundreds of desperate Syrian refugees are frogmarched back to face death as Turkish troops look on helplessly […]

Darkweb Shopping

STERN:   “Whoever saves one life saves the world entire.” “In one of the last scenes in the film, as Schindler prepares to flee from the Allies, the Schindlerjuden give Schindler a gold ring made from gold fillings, engraved with the above quotation from the Talmud, the book of Jewish law. After the Allied victory, Schindler is […]

Escape from Stormcage January 22, 2016

Today I learned that one of my favourite boutiques in town is going out of business, which is a damned shame; its funky and elegant and the prices are reasonable and everything is more or less luxury fair trade.  Apparently she has to close because she is tired, and I can understand that, but I […]

Project Runaway Brat Reboot

Last fall while I was staying at Magdalene House and playing Magic with Holden, the Great Satan and I were discussing the issue of extremism in Canadian youths, and how that might best be addressed. The concept that he and I eventually hammered out basically relied on the phrase “We are Legion” used by Anonymous, […]