I first came across this from directions from DeT’s blog.
Day before yesterday, it was.
Has been on my mind since. On and off.
I worry about work, making ends meet, earning enough to support myself, my lover, making plans for the future. Yet just in the same country, to the north, the struggle to survive is complicated by the ravages of war. Clan against clan, neighbour against neighbour. And the incredible devastation of this war.
For a time, an endless, nerve wracking time, I lived in the north of
Its so much safer and easier to live in
So much harder to think about what has been happening in Nothern
Looking at the pictures on BBC site, I remember the flatness of land. Very unlike the south of
What is reality?
We can get lost in the pain of our own lives, forgetting the worse pain that others experience.
It’s amazing, the variety that we call life.
We can get lost in the pain, forgetting the beauty. And we can get lost in the beauty, discounting the pain. And we can create a virtual reality of a world around us, which is far removed from what actually is.
But once in a while, it is important to have a reality check. And this is a reality check.
Doesnt cut it to note that we live in a very violent, ruthless world. Sometimes I almost get ashamed of the confort of my living room. Wont stop me from admiring others...