Lived in Texas for three months and went to SXSW 2006.
To be trite, my new fave is 'religion is the speedbump in the road to progress'. :-D Overall, the old Lennon quote 'Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans . . . '. Orrrr '42'. :-)
What Gives Me Hope
Difficult one, this . . . The fact there are people who still continue to try to make the world a better place. Not everyone sucks, in other words. And many of the fabulous sights to see on Earth are still there. Just about.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Boring monetary changes - no fees and reinstate grants for further education in the UK, reduction in tax on lower income brackets, income-related Council Tax, raise the Minimum Wage,and uh, extra money overall for women! For assorted period-related costs which you men can't even imagine. :-D