Monthly Archives: July 2014

BITE redux

There are two new menu items above: BITE 2009 and BITE 2010.

It’s over four years since the last issue of BITE arrived in Bowen mailboxes.

Recent characterizations of BITE as inflammatory writing, unsubstantiated innuendo, an uncivil tone  and inaccurate reporting didn’t match my recollection.

I recently re-read a number of back issues and didn’t find the accusations  accurate (although my frustration does show through occasionally) so I have posted links to the back issues of BITE to let folks judge for themselves.

The issues are presented warts and all; exactly as published with all the original typos, misspellings and mistakes in grammar. I have identified three items for each issue which I recall having received significant feedback at the time.

Fearful conclusions

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I found the latest issue of The Bowenian in my mailbox the other day. It’s always a challenging read because there are usually just enough facts to make its fearful conclusions seem plausible. These facts are typically balanced by a careful disregard of any facts that don’t support them.

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