Are click bait headlines over simplifying complex issues? Yes.

Is social media destroying our humanity? I feel bad about dignifying this clickbait title a response but it really rankled me.  It also inspired me so it can’t be all bad! The main gist of the article is that use of social media encourages our worst excesses and therefore is bad.  Part of the argument…

We fill the void with flowers

I never have understood the point of flowers as a gift let alone as a means of consoling the ill and bereaved.  With the world in pieces around us the last thing on our mind was looking after flowers.  The gesture is well meant but just made us more sad.  They were a reminder that…