Monthly Archives: March 2011

Carbon footprint

I have been visiting Holland on & off for several decades, since the early seventies in fact. I have always travelled Stena Line across the North Sea. It does take a long time. It is only 101 miles, that is … Continue reading

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The BBC World Service

The closing down, by the BBC World Service, of the Russian service, the Caribbean service, The African service, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish for Cuba, the Vietnamese service & all the other services etc are reckless & shameful. If there is one … Continue reading

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Cancer

Cancer, I am returning to the subject of cancer. It is all around us. But it is avoidable. On the whole it is. I just don’t believe it is unavoidable. Every day we read about new cases of cancer in … Continue reading

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I’m back

I’m back readers. I have spent the last week or so in Holland. I returned on Wednesday. I just knew there would be a problem on the train this end. There nearly always is. The train from Harwich left half … Continue reading

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Holiday

Readers I am going away for a few days. But I will be back on the blog towards the end of next week or maybe the week after that when the weather will be nice.

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It looks bad

It looks bad. It looks like Bahrain & Saudi Arabia have taken their cue from Gaddafi. Their  troops have been firing on & in many cases killing so-call protestors. It can certainly be successful in the short term. It can … Continue reading

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Japan, now & then.

People forget that prior to World War II, Japan was a very poor country. In fact many Japanese migrated across the Pacific & sought work in The South American countries. Indeed one of the ex Presidents of Peru, Alberto Fujimori … Continue reading

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