The Tax Catcher in the Rye
Holden Caulfield, the hero of J.D Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye, is sitting in his (soon to be former) teachers’ office and recounting his earlier expulsion. Holden tells Mr Spencer that Headmaster Dr Thurmer, had explained “Life is a Game”.
The Rio Olympics starts on the 5th of August. All previous Olympics have thrown up some heroes and not-a-few villains. This particular iteration promises to throw up more than most, and it hasn’t even begun. From the Zika virus, to Brazilian Corruption/Inequality and the small matter of doped Russian…
Sinn Fein come in for (more than) their fair share of criticism, much of it visceral and personal. The term Shinnerbot is a derogatory term thrown at anyone, regardless of political affiliations, who veers from the narrative of the Right Wing Irish Chumocracy.