Monthly Archives: February 2011

My 65th birthday

So it is my 65th birthday. It is about 12.30pm. I feel like saying enough is enough. It is one of those, is that all it is? occasions. My 13th birthday was of some significance. Since then I did celebrate … Continue reading

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Libya – a catastrophe waiting to happen.

To me things are not looking good in Libya. The West is caught in a cleft stick. If we intervene it will be seen as meddling & whichever army it is American NATO or whatever, will itself become the target. … Continue reading

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Libya etc

In 1848 there were revolutions all over Europe. In 1990, the Soviet Empire collapsed as did apartheid. We seem to be witnessing in North Africa & the Middle East the collapse of the Islamic World being ruled & governed by … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s etc

I remember hearing the wife of Clive Wearing talking on radio4 about his disease, a severe form of amnesia. Incapacitating diseases are such a thorny problem & so difficult for modern man to deal with. We do believe rightly or … Continue reading

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Iran demonstrations

So what is going on in Iran? It does seem the authorities were better prepared this time. It does seem that they are determined upon a crackdown. There was so much tear gas let off in Tehran yesterday that it … Continue reading

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Revolution in Tehran

Protestors are closing in on Azadi Square in Tehran. The question is, will the revolution or counter revolution or counter counter revolution spread to Iran with all its forces of repression & control upon its citizens? It seemed unlikely because … Continue reading

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Hena Begum

It must have been so frightening for her. And she died. I am not surprised. There are so many human rights abuses in the World at the moment. How can anyone be happy when so many bad things are happening? … Continue reading

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