It’s tough getting old. A friend of mine who’s pushing 70 told me that his body’s like an old car. First this bit goes, then that bit goes… It’s tougher still when you’re surrounded by images glorifying youth. On
Hi. I’m B.T. Lowry. Welcome to this week’s scene of the week, Bouncing off Borders. I shuffled up to the immigration desk. “Papers,” said a brawler of a man with a thick black mustache. I furnished him with my passport.
“Instead of branding people according to which camp they’re in and which flag they’re waving, it’s far better to look at underlying motives.” This week I’m pausing the scene-of-the-week series. I’ve been thinking about religion and science, and how too