Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wiki Leaks

I wish to say something about the leaks. I am not in favour of them. I think they make an unstable world even more unstable. With climate change, the financial meltdown & proliferation of various lethal weapons, discretion is the … Continue reading

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Tube Strike

So there is going to be another tube strike on Monday. I must confess I am not exactly sure what it is about. Cuts in staff. I am sure that almost everybody is against cuts in staff. After all, what … Continue reading

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The Atom Bomb Game

InFactuation Productions are making a film about what is known as The Atom Bomb Game in which in August 1945 the important game of Go continued even after the bomb had dropped. Recently we made a trailer for it ┬áto … Continue reading

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Global Arming

The world is full of weapons. We, the human race are or at least we should be brothers. We are all related, presumably, from the time when the only life was a single cell which came from we know not … Continue reading

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Chris Smith

I was sitting opposite Chris Smith on the tube on Tuesday evening. He used to be the minister for culture & is HIV positive. He was looking well.

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Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi has been freed. This is good news. She seems to be some kind of saint. Not quite in the Mandela mould, in terms of her treatment & the length of her incarceration. But she is talking … Continue reading

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Sakineh Is still with us

We are all on tenterhooks. Sakineh is still alive. But for how long? She has suffered enough. She should be freed & then we would think more highly of the Iranian authorities.

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