realistic-idealist: it’s weird, realizing that we’re never going to find that one person who will understand us like we’ve always wanted to be understood. Never say never…the trick is to be paying attention at the time that that person does come along, and be sure not to be distracted by the irrelevant, or the insignificant,…

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promotingpeace: Children of Agent Orange. Fifty years ago this month, in the early stages of the Vietnam War, the US military began spraying rural areas of the country with the herbicide, Agent Orange. The programme’s goal was to defoliate forested land, depriving the enemy Viet Cong of cover and driving peasants to the cities, thus…

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