Monthly Archives: April 2012

Capitalist economics not explained

My father himself did not come from a prosperous family although he did go to one of the major public schools. I don’t know how this was paid for.  His mother (my grandmother) worked in a laundry. His father who … Continue reading

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Depression Awareness Week

It is Depression Awareness week. This is the link http://style.uk.msn.com/health/a-guide-to-depression Depression is sometimes known as the Black Dog. When it really afflicts sufferers, they are unable to move across the room. Physical symptoms often follow & diseases such as Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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The Grand National

The Grand National happened over the weekend. The Grand National is a horse race which is supposed to be a national institution. In reality, it is difficult to think of anything less interesting or less appealing. I watched the beginning … Continue reading

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Olympics, the transport system, terrorism etc

The transport system is no better than it ever has been. Not a day goes by, or at least it seems like that, when the tube train I am on, either breaks down, or it seems like it because there … Continue reading

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The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran

  The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran seems like a really sinister organisation. It seems that Khomeini didn’t like them because they were too extreme for him, which in view of the fanatically Islamic régime & society imposed by him & … Continue reading

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Why war?

This was a proposal for film which would discuss the reasons for war. Some of it may be out of date. It is a 2 or 3 years old. Unfortunately it didn’t come to fruition     Why still war? … Continue reading

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Cancer, the choice

The sister in law of one of my oldest friends has pancreatic cancer. Much to the dismay of her family she has refused treatment & asked to be taken to a hospice. I sympathise with her. No 2 people are … Continue reading

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