reading that reminds me of McCormacks The Road. which i found compelling and harrowing in equal measure. You really have to ask, certainly I did, whether such a life is worth living... I enjoy the cut and thrust of modern life too much to go back to a medieval (or worse) world. where cut and thrust means something entirely different.
You're not the guy who rang up Joe Duffy about a week ago and said...
Fixie talks to Joe... wrote:
JOE, JOE, can I cum in dare, Joe? I saw a woman walkin in the woods, Joe, and you know wha' Joe? She was collectin' stixks Joe?! I cudn't believe it, Joe. So I went over to her, Joe and I says to her 'What do you think your doin' collectin sticks, luv?' and she says to me, 'I'm collecting wood for my fire', and I says 'BLEEDIN JAYsus!', JOE! What kind of wuirld are we livin in JOE?? Pretty soon peeeple wil be growin veggietables, JOE, and eatin them, JOE, just like we eat BigMacs , Joe!? WHat's de wuirld cumin to, JOE???