"I cannot stand small talk, because I feel like there’s an elephant standing in the room shitting all over everything and nobody is saying anything. I’m just dying to say, “Hey, do you ever feel like jumping off a bridge?” or “Do you feel an emptiness inside your chest at night that is going to swallow you?” But you can’t say that at a cocktail party."
— Paul Gilmartin, The Mental Illness Happy Hour (via mayahansens)
(Source: ongradschool, via sunnydriveinsarajevo)
So in the UK, the Green Party opposes the planned London-Midlands(-Edinburgh) high speed rail project supported by all three major parties on environmental, social justice and cost grounds. Here it’s almost completely the reverse. Obviously not directly comparable circumstances, but still…. politixxx