Karl Rohde
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"Writing is a solitary occupation. Family, friends, and society are the natural enemies of the writer. He must be alone, uninterrupted, and slightly savage if he is to sustain and complete an undertaking."
- Jessamyn West

Whatever happened to Mr. Garibaldi

I love sci-fi, and Babylon 5 is one of my favourites. But when life becomes like sci-fi, I get worried. The political intrigue in B5 is now looking like a reality across the world. Were the Shadows inspiration to the Taliban? What of the the bizarre zealots that preferred to let their child die despite Dr. Stephen Franklin’s [...]

Osama bin Laden, long live Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden, on the run for nine long year, and finally dead. For many, this will be seen as a victory. But at what cost? He has almost become the brand name for terrorism. The figurehead of al-Qa’ida, the man who brought the United States to it’s knees. A little melodramatic? I don’t think [...]

Cyclists, oh dear.

Sorry, been out of action for a while. Tired old brain misbehaving. All better now, nothing like a firing range pistol to the head, oh sorry, that was the twins. More on that soon. Cyclists have been in the news lately. That and over bonnets, under trucks, and a variety of other vehicles. Even into [...]