For my nieces and nephews 

Well, what a year this has been, and it’s not over yet.  The election result in the USA last week was for me, the sledgehammer blow of realisation; we are not progressing. Right now humanity is hopeless. And to my nieces and nephews I say: sorry. I thought we were better than this.  I thought […]

Open letter to the USA

Ms Anne Pank some dark, gothic street Barcelona Dear United States of America, I hope you don’t mind me getting in touch with you like this, but the desire was too strong to ignore. Tomorrow is D-Day.  Don’t f*ck it up. I do apologise, let me rephrase that.  Failing President Obama – knowledgeable, elegant, diplomatic, […]

If I was Russell Brand’s aunt

I’d play a game of ‘Let’s see who can stay quiet, the longest’. Russell, sweetheart, it’s time to stop talking. One must know how to recognise that moment when it comes, and accept it. And more than that, one must know one’s limits. And you have well and truly reached yours. Fingers on lips, while […]