Tragedy Reaction Reminder

It’s been a bad news day, a bad news month. And I am no expert. No one is rushing me for my opinion on anything in breaking news. I can take my time to read, assess, digest, and critically form my views on everything. Shock and sadness won’t drag me into stupidity. Admitting “I don’t…

Bone Memory

Not sure what’s with the top and tail of the video there, but this is a clip from the documentary Echo of The Elephants. Echo’s herd walks around and rediscovers elephant bones of someone close to Echo. Elephants have amazing memories, recognition, and the ability to weep. This already make them far more superior than…

An Interview On Death

Sometime in January before her Berlinale adventures, Nadira stayed over. Our bedtime activities: singing old patriotic songs, pathetic plastic-fishing, talking death. She bought me offerings of cat chocolate and an Elmo balloon. The former disappeared too fast (much to my horror) and the latter still has yet to deflate (also horror). Two big memories from…