Adventures with Squonk

Thoughts of a 21st Century Squonk living in the UK

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    Days Like These

    Sometimes I wonder if the nightmare of the past few years will ever be over. The last week is a blur. Illness took over last Thursday and I withdrew into my shell feeling all alone and out of it. Days slipped by, barely unnoticed, night into day and feeling like i couldn’t knock the top[...]
    squonk
    8th December 2017
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    Questioning

    It’s that time of the year when the dark descends on the world. For some the excitement for Christmas is overflowing already, music and bright lights help drive the darkness away. However for others it harbours just more darkness, the happiness on others heaping the pain on others. Personally I used to love this time[...]
    squonk
    23rd November 2017
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    1% own 50% of World Wealth

    The other day whilst browsing, I saw this piece of information that one percent of the worlds population own fifty percent of the wealth. It stopped me dead in my tracks, how can so few people have so much wealth? It’s incomprehensible that half the wealth in the world is controlled by so few. It[...]
    squonk
    17th November 2017
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    Dust is Back …

      His Dark Materials was one of the great literary series for children and young adults. Through three volumes we followed Lyra’s incredible journey, cried with her at the end when the realisation that it was all over. Still dust hung in the air all these years, a couple of snippets in the publishing of[...]
    squonk
    31st October 2017

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