The reason that war is such a fascinating subject for writers is because it's a revealer. Put a bunch of people in an adrenaline-fuelled, life-or-death situation and their fundamental behaviours are exposed, the scrim is taken away and the motivations behind each personality come out to play.
I love spring flowers: daffodils and hyacinths are the ultimate flower for me. They are the essence of spring.
Politics has high and low moments. Sometimes it brings out the better angels of our nature; sometimes baser instincts.
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