I was perusing Reverb, free magazine in our bathroom yesterday morning and was reading all the small articles because I have already read all the good ones (it’s been there for a while). On the inside cover was a small letter from the editor about give aways, and it said basically ‘we’ve got a couple of copies of some cool DVD’s to give away, just email us and tell saying why you like free stuff and we’ll send you a copy. Easy as pie I thought, because I would probably sign up to have my leg chopped off if I knew it was free (incidentally my foot is slowly on the mend). So I sent a very brief email to the editor saying this
“I love free stuff so much that my eyes can pick out the word ‘free’ from a hundred metres away. Everytime i see a protestor with a sign that says ‘Free Tibet’ i automatically think i might be getting something for nothing, then I feel guilty because people are dying and i’m thinking about getting free things….
The editor Kev Bull (what a great name) wrote back today saying
‘As Tibet is still not free, what would you like