One more thing…

The Observer Magazine - - Up Front -

Two Cot­tin­g­ley Fairy pho­tos are go­ing up for auc­tion, val­ued at just £2,000. Which seems crim­i­nally cheap, to me, for these icons of early pho­tog­ra­phy, that hold in them such trick­ery and faith, and des­per­a­tion to be­lieve. If any­one wants to chip in…

I rarely use the word hate, but in the case of

Se­na­tor Lind­sey Gra­ham,

I feel it’s the ap­pro­pri­ate term. Watch­ing him spit and rage at bratty Brett Ka­vanaugh’s supreme court nom­i­na­tion hear­ing, I found that I was scream­ing at the screen.

But do you know what made me feel much bet­ter? Cher’s Abba al­bum. I mean, of course I adore Abba, I’m a hu­man be­ing made of flesh and heart (I can make my­self cry just by think­ing about Slip­ping Through My Fin­gers), but Cher el­e­vates these songs even beyond their orig­i­nal joy. She is liv­ing glit­ter, and

I love her with a pure and mar­vel­lous pas­sion.

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