Seeing the explosion again and again every six seconds in an endless loop is a diabolical experience. But the actual atrocity of the explosion isn’t shown in the Vine video.
This isn’t Tarantino’s extreme, yet cheap, violence which wins applauds and awards in Hollywood. This is the real deal. Th... (more)
I periodically hear Mauritians murmuring their disappointment that Mauritius is no longer governed by the British government. Those murmurs made themselves especially audible following the devastating floods that hit the island earlier this week, causing 11 deaths. The typical murmur pertains tha... (more)
When we hear that eight people have lost their lives [French] in a flooding, we close our eyes and pray in harmony to a greater force. Then some of us derail and vent our frustration typically by blaming the government. We are a pessimistic nation—a statement which is now backed by statistics—and... (more)