The week-old war in Ukraine remains high in the global consciousness. In the past few days, I’ve heard some state that it is getting a level of attention never devoted to other illegal invasions through history. This may be true, though, in my opinion, it doesn’t change the fact that the world is in aContinue reading “Kalina”

Peace Train

“Now I’ve been crying lately, thinking about the world as it isWhy must we go on hating, why can’t we live in bliss…” For a few months now, I’ve had the meagre beginnings of a post on British singer-songwriter Yusuf / Cat Stevens’ 1971 song “Peace Train” in my drafts folder. It felt like theContinue reading “Peace Train”