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Let’s Talk About Ethics

…because I think I need a reminder.

A few years ago I published this post. In it I described the feeling I’d had when the company I used to work for was bought by the devil*, and how I’d stood there in my living room surrounded by a flat that was literally falling down around me, buying my food from the supermarket’s most basic range and getting my furniture off freecycle.

That feeling was one of the best I’d ever had, because the reason I was in that situation was because I’d gone along with what I believed in. I don’t think I’d ever been so happy with who I was as a person.  Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Ethics”


Quotes – Darkness Descends


A while ago I watched Darkness Descends, an enjoyable, gritty romp through the New York underground featuring the wonderful Danny Trejo. Some of my favourite quotes included:

This is the appreciation for life. You can only feel it when you face death.

Those tattoos are amazing. Do they mean something?
They mean everything.

You can’t have freedom without a little danger. You can’t have art without a lot of freedom.

Such beautiful rage.

Somebody does need to do something. And maybe this time ‘somebody’ doesn’t mean ‘somebody else’.