Al-chemie

Reading all the depressing news about plastic, which has now found its way to the bottom of the Marianas Trench - I'm reminded again of a gorgeous paragraph from that great Italian word-magus (and chemist, and survivor by the skin of his teeth of Auschwitz) Primo Levi: [T]he great problem of packaging, which every experienced …

Macboris: a fragment from a lost play about power and nihilism

Discovered recently among the manuscripts of that great English dramatist Willie A. Shamspeaker: Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrowCreeps in this Brexit pace from year to yearTo the last Parliament of recorded time;And all our Tory pols have misled BritsThe way to paupers' deaths. Out, out, brief Johnson!You're but an Eton Con-man - a creeping bad-BoWho …