Horror in the Middle East

A long post this, and unusually, not written by me. It's written by Isaac Saul of Tangle. I came across this newsletter on Twitter. Everything below is written (thoughtfully and brilliantly in my view) by Mr Saul.

Keeping a Journal

I feel like I need a full blown toddler tantrum. At full volume, on my back, in a supermarket, snot and tears all over my face, screaming “why” at the top of my lungs.

Week Note

I can confirm that there are some parts of the body where tattoos hurt more than others. Around the elbow certainly focuses the mind, for example. Obviously, as a Stoic, I maintained an equilibrium (and whimpered quietly once I got to the car).


Six canine eyes and two human ones fixed on Ratty, who returned our gaze, shocked by the appearance of three predators apparently towing a behemoth. Spice and Chicago both growled, pointing at the prey. Charlie was silent, his hackles up.

Sean II. 38 & 39

“They’re dead, Sean. In bits all across the street.” She spat the words.

Sean II. 28a, 29 & 30

Look nothing. I ask you to keep an eye on your girlfriend’s boss, a person of interest to Her Majesty’s Government, and you start laundering money for him and living in a grace and favour fortress in Buda! Of course I don’t trust you.

Sean Act II, 27 & 28

“Roubles and forints of, shall we say, “dubious provenance” turned into shiny pristine dollars, tax-paid for anything less than 25% is a fantastic deal, Sean. The structure you designed is good. Inventive and complex.

Back to School

But, I'd like to get a degree. Finish what I started. Post-modernism in the media? Thanks, but no. Something more relevant perhaps?
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