Monthly Archives: April 2011

Second hand

MSN has listed 10 items people would be advised to buy 2nd hand. http://money.uk.msn.com/your-financial-life/shopping-vouchers/photos.aspx?cp-documentid=157053386 Not in fact for ecological reasons but because they are just as good second hand & because they are cheaper than new. It is a good … Continue reading

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Bashar Al-Assad

So the Syrian leader Assad has been turning not just guns but tanks onto innocent people. His infamy has reached new heights. Even dictators, on the whole, have some feeling for the people they have power over. Some don’t. Assad … Continue reading

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Climate Change

When the first man chopped down the first tree he cannot have imagined that one day there would be no trees left. Little by little the planet has been denuded & degraded by the human race. Man’s habitation of the … Continue reading

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Syria, they are killing people.

They are killing people in Syria. It is meaningless. The President, Assad, son of Assad is setting the forces of repression upon the demonstrators. He is desperate, obviously to hold onto power. It has always been known that Syria is … Continue reading

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Iran, the story continues.

It depends which way you look at it. The Iranians themselves, the mullahs who run the country, maintain that there was nothing wrong with the election in December 1999. They maintain that the revolutions in the rest of the Middle … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day

I went to the Royal Court Theatre last night to see the play Remembrance Day by Aleksey Scherbak. The play itself was not brilliant although the 90 or so minutes that it lasted went by quite quickly & it was … Continue reading

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Life has no meaning

I have been re-reading Master & Margarita. In fact I have been doing a lot more reading lately – & writing. Reaching the Age of 65 has been a renaissance for me. There is no rhyme or reason behind this. … Continue reading

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