‘cry and you cry alone’. what a load of unequivocal tosh that has come to be. the world loves its sadness, its cruelty, it’s shame! any revolution that is missing happiness is not my revolution. ditto for dancing, long walks on beaches, sex games. mental note no. 1: one does not have to be sad to be a militant, even though the thing one is fighting is abominable- so sayeth st foucault, early 80s. mental note no. 2: happiness is a fundamental right for which people the world over are being tortured, imprisoned, drugged should they dare to break rank and ‘be happy’. cut to: sheikha princess latifa, hiding under the fire extinguisher.