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Writing

The Price of Everything

By Warwick Cairns Here’s a question: “What is a cynic?” And the answer? “A man who knows the price of everything…” Are you with me here? Is the quote beginning...

Writing

A Mile In Your Moccasins

By Warwick Cairns There’s an old Red Indian saying. I know, I know. But the ‘American’ part of ‘Native American’ – well, that takes you back to Amerigo...

Culture

Getting Emotional

by Warwick Cairns I want to start by telling you a story. It’s a very short and rather odd story, but it’s one that says a lot about quite a lot of things. One...

Culture

Odin’s Police Force

By Warwick Cairns   Or… What life might be like today if the Vikings had won? The problem, I think, is that we are suckers for novelty. It gives us a...

Culture

Two Thousand And Twelve

By Warwick Cairns   Did you get all your Olympic tickets, then? No, me neither. That Sebastian Coe, eh? Mind you, I didn’t actually apply for any, and...

Culture

Alien’s Guide To Alcohol

By Warwick Cairns What would you say of someone who gets to the age of – what, forty-nine? Yes, forty-nine it is, forty-nine and who has never, not once, ever...