Monthly Archives: December 2011

Vaclav Havel, the legacy.

Death is so final. We tell ourselves stories about journeys, about re-uniting with people after death. With  parents, girlfriends, wives brothers aunts etc; without any evidence that that is the case. At this time of the year many people die … Continue reading

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Christopher Hitchens & Vaclav Havel

Both have died in the last week or so. They don’t seem to have met. At least I can’t find anything about them meeting anywhere anytime. They were both heavy smokers & they both died of cancer. Hitchens was good … Continue reading

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God particle

Am I alone in doubting the veracity of the so-called God particle? Apparently scientists have found something in the large Hadron Collider which binds the whole universe together. It has always been  obvious that there might well be something of … Continue reading

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The Occupy Movement won’t go away

The Occupy Movement won’t go away. Most people, myself included, did believe that it would last a few days & that would be that. In America, no sooner do the forces of repression clear out one set of occupiers than … Continue reading

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You know something

You know something. We are all bombarded with too much stuff these days. Information comes at us from all sides. From radio, television, the internet in general, from social networking sites, Facebook etc. Information is at the touch of the … Continue reading

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Climate change rally

The climate change rally & march was on Saturday of last week. I missed the march not because I disagreed with it but because I had a prior arrangement & it might have caused offence if I had missed it. … Continue reading

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Montserrat Figueras

To all the many people who have looked at my entry about Montserrat Figueras whoever you are; thank you for visiting. It is sad & tragic when we lose such a great person as Montserrat Figueras. Someone who has illuminated … Continue reading

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