once upon a time

an angel visited the Earth: for many years he thought everybody on Earth was mad because he could not understand what it was they were enjoying; then he caught the Earth disease and began to enjoy Negative Emotions just as they had always done and he could no longer see the madness; when the heavenly […]


Nanjing 1992. Behind us, a group of Japanese tourists, many of them probably the sons and daughters of the perpetrators of the 1937 massacre, created a great fuss when they came late into a performance at the Chinese opera. Seemingly oblivious of the fact that the orchestra suddenly modified its playing to contain a lot […]