Broken Windows

Recently, our nearby 7-11 store closed. The manager had had enough of broken windows and threats to employee safety, so they decided to move. This came as a big surprise to us because we thought 7-11 stores were eternal. Obviously, we were wrong. Our neighbourhood is, mostly, a […]

A Terrible Way To Teach

OK, I was wrong. But did you have to be so nasty about it? A couple of weeks ago, I made the mistake of engaging in a comments-section discussion in the Guardian online.  The topic was the world’s overpopulation and I threw in my, under-informed, two cents worth. […]