S&L #89 Autumn 2006
As you can see, this issue has come together a bit better than the last small issue. And for that I want to thank all the advertisers who put in their support, as well as a number of individuals who gave some generous donations. Thank you so much. I think that this zine will have a future after all, as it does seem like people do want it to continue, which is nice to know. It’s been a labor of love for so long, and it’s been so frustrating and difficult of late. I’ve been doing this zine for half my life. I started whe
Minimize Your Use of Resources and Impact on the Environment
By the end of October, MEANS TO AN END...Festival 2006 will have been and gone for another year. This will have been the second year such a Festival will have taken place at the mighty 1in12 Club in Bradford, UK. In a way, it’s been mostly an event that I will have organized myself but also with a help from various friends and mates dipping in here and there prior to the event. And I am sure many more friendly faces during the three days that the Festival will be happening too! To say I’m nervous this time around is an understatement.
Sometimes keeping your positive mental attitude floating is a big pain in the ass.
The Future Generation: The Zine-Book for Subculture Parents, Kids, Friends + Others
Congress has been engaging in a little house cleaning as of late; more specifically Republican House members have been cleaning out the closet. When one of their representatives from Florida, Rep. Mark Foley announced he was resigning over some “overly friendly” emails to an underage male House page (servants or assistants) we were just seeing the beginning. Foley quickly exited the public light before anyone fully realized the severity of the scandal.
Last column I mentioned that a key turning point in my life was when I decided to drop out of college after a semester and start traveling. The other day I was thinking about another turning point. That point was four years later when I decided to leave Finland and go back to college. This was perhaps the more significant turning point, as it led my life onto the positive course that it’s on now. Why am I telling you this?