RIP, Greg Lake

The wall on which the prophet wrote Is cracking at the seams. Upon the instruments of death The sunlight brightly gleams. When every man is torn apart With nightmares and with dreams, Will noone lay the laurel wreath When silence drowns the screams. Confusion will be my epitaph, As I crawl a cracked and broken … Continue reading RIP, Greg Lake

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On Ad Blocking

I use an ad blocker when I can. I'll often come across sites that notice this and put up little pleas for me to turn it off. I'm sympathetic to their request, of course. In fact, the blocker I use incorporates a whitelist that allows certain ads to show up — ads that don't go … Continue reading On Ad Blocking

Scaremongering

"Turn left here." "But the sign says ‘DANGER: weak bridge liable to collapse’." "They’re just scaremongering. They want you to take the toll road."... "Johnny, don’t run across the busy road." "Stop scaremongering, dad. I can dodge them easily."... "Keep clear, that’s a high-tension cable." "Stop scaremongering, I’m wearing rubber boots."... "The sign says that … Continue reading Scaremongering